Home Tag "Evelyn Dowager"

The Last Lady of Hardwick

Following the death of the 10th Duke of Devonshire on 26th November 1950, his wife, Duchess Evelyn Devonshire, moved into Hardwick Hall where she lived as the Dowager until her death in 1960. Brian Spencer traces her far from reclusive life there. It is fitting that two determined ladies should be associated with Hardwick Hall’s […]