National Trust

During September the National Trust will be planting 100,000 snowdrops at various places around Manchester to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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The amrour of Major Lord John Spencer Cavendish

Lord John's Amour displayed at Hardwick Hall, National Trust

Pieces of armour that belonged to Major Lord John Spencer Cavendish


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How to obtain

Visit Hardwick Hall, Derbsyhire, to see the armour which is currently displayed in the Entrance Hall.
Follow the link to the National Trust webpage shown here for more information about visiting the property:

Major Lord John Spencer Cavendish

Blog post about Major Lord John Spencer Cavendish's involvement in the Great War, and the research process for finding this information.


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How to obtain

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