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Duchess Deborah Mitford

Deborah Vivien Freeman-Mitford Cavendish , Duchess of Devonshire, was brought up in Oxfordshire, England. In 1950 her husband, Andrew, the 11th Duke of Devonshire, inherited extensive estates in Yorkshire and Ireland as well as Chatsworth, the family seat in Derbyshire, and Deborah became chatelaine of one of England's great houses. She is the author of Wait for Me! , Counting My Chickens and Home to Roost , among other books, and her letters have been collected in The Mitfords: Letters...See more