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Deborah Cavendish dies; duchess of Devonshire was last Mitford sister
Deborah Cavendish dies; duchess of Devonshire was last Mitford sister

Deborah Cavendish, 94, the dowager duchess of Devonshire who was the last of England's witty, unconventional Mitford sisters, died Wednesday, her son said. Peregrine Cavendish, the 12th Duke of Devonshire, announced his mother's death in a statement but offered no details. Brought up in Oxfordshire, England, Deborah was the youngest of the six sisters, including the novelist and historian Nancy Mitford, and writer and social activist Jessica Mitford. Two other sisters were infamous for their right-wing politics. Unity was a friend of Adolf Hitler, and Diana was the second wife of Sir Oswald Mosley, founder of the British Union of Fascists. Unmoved by her sisters'...

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