Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire
Herbert Hampton (1862-1929)
Horse Guards Avenue
According to Wikipedia, Spencer Compton Cavendish, a British statesman, “served as leader of three political parties (in succession — as Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Commons, 1875-1880; of the Liberal Unionist Party (1886-1903); and of the Unionists in the House of Lords (1902-1903) . . . He also declined to become Prime Minister on three occasions.”
Photograph and text by Robert Freidus.
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