Monument of the Cavendish family at Bolsover

Sir Charles Cavendish and his family took over
Bolsover Castle in 1608. Five years later he began an extensive
programme of rebuilding the castle, to which his sons added
extensions of their own.During the Civil War (1642-1646) William
Cavendish was defeated with his Royalist troops at Marston and was
driven into exile. In 1660, after the reformation of the monarchy,
Sir William returned to Bolsov…