Building a Family: William Cavendish, First Duke of Newcastle, and the Construction of Bolsover and Nottingham Castles

Worsley, Lucy
October 2004
Seventeenth Century;Autumn2004, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p233
Academic Journal
Focuses on the role of William Cavendish, first duke of Newcastle, in the construction of Bolsover and Nottingham Castles in England. Importance of the castles in illustrating the gradual arrival of classical ideas in English architecture; Description of the connections made by architectural historians between building and political power; Efforts of Cavendish for the completion of his building projects.


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