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Margaret Cavendish
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The Cavalier and His Lady: Selected from the Works of the First Duke and Duchess of Newcastle (1872 edition)
Margaret Cavendish
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The Cavalier and His Lady: Selected from the Works of the First Duke and Duchess of Newcastle (1872 edition)


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Born: 1623

Died: 1673 (aged 50)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne was an English aristocrat, a prolific writer, and a scientist. Born Margaret Lucas, she was the youngest sister of prominent royalists Sir John Lucas and Sir Charles Lucas. She became an attendant of Queen Henrietta Maria and travelled with her into exile in France, living for a time at the court of the young King Louis XIV.

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