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1866: Mid Sussex MP petitions Parliament

Sussex Advertiser - Saturday 12 May 1866


Lord E. Cavendish, M.P., presented a petition to the House of Commons on Wednesday, from residents of Cuckfield and Wivelsfield praying Parliament to legalise marriage with a deceased wife's sister.

1886 Vanity Fair Caricature of Lord E Cavendish MP. (28 January 1838 – 18 May 1891) Caption reads: "a good fellow"

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