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Deborah Devonshire - Author


The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire was brought up in Oxfordshire with spells in London. In 1950, her husband, Andrew, the 11th Duke of Devonshire, inherited estates in Yorkshire and as well as Chatsworth, the family seat in Derbyshire, and Deborah became chatelaine and housekeeper of one of England's greatest and best-loved houses. Following her husband`s death in 2004, she moved to a village on the Chatsworth estate where she now lives.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Deborah Devonshire

Wait For Me! Memoirs of the Youngest Mitford Sister by Deborah Devonshire
Wait For Me! Memoirs of the Youngest Mitford Sister
Deborah Devonshire
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Biography of the Year 2010. Wait For Me is enthralling and a total joy, full of the author’s sympathetic wit (which she is not afraid to use on herself). The Duchess of Devonshire is a natural...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2011
Wait For Me : Memoirs of the Youngest Mitford Sister by Deborah Devonshire
Wait For Me : Memoirs of the Youngest Mitford Sister
Deborah Devonshire
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Biography of the Year 2010. Wait For Me is enthralling and a total joy, full of the author’s sympathetic wit (which she is not afraid to use on herself). The Duchess of Devonshire is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/09/2010

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