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... duchess of Newcastle, produced a warm, bustling life — still good reading
today — of her duke, an amiable mediocrity (The Life of the thrice Noble Prince
William Cavendishe, Duke Marquess, and Earl of Newcas- The first tie, 1 667).
gle largest private landowner in London, the Duke of Westminster (the Church of
England, the crown, and the boroughs ... of Mary Davies when she wed Sir
Thomas Grosvenor — Grosvenor being the family name of the dukes of
duke functions as an advisory body. It is consulted on all draft legislation, advises
the grand duke on administrative affairs, and serves as a supreme court in case
of administrative disputes. There are also three advisory bodies that are ...
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