See also:English author, well known as a writer on
See also:whist under his nom de guerre "
See also:Cavendish," was
See also:born in
See also:London on the 2nd of
See also:November 1831, being the eldest son of
See also:Henry D .
See also:Jones, a medical practitioner . He adopted his
See also:father's profession, established himself in 1852 and continued for sixteen years in practice in London . The father was a keen devotee of whist, and under his
See also:eye the son became early in
See also:life a
See also:good player . He was a member of several whist clubs, among them the " Cavendish," and in 1862 appeared his Principles of Whist, stated and explained by " Cavendish," which was destined to become the leading authority as to the practice of the
See also:game . This
See also:work was followed by
See also:treatises on the
See also:laws of
See also:piquet and ecarte . " Cavendish " also wrote on
See also:lawn tennis and croquet, and contributed articles on whist and other
See also:games to the ninth edition of the
See also:Encyclopaedia Britannica . " `Cavendish' was not a
See also:law-maker, but he codified and commented upon the laws which had been made during many generations of card-playing." One of the most noteworthy points in his character was the manner in which he kept himself abreast of improvements in his favourite game . He died on the loth of
See also:February 1899 .
ERNEST CHARLES JONES (1819-1869)
HENRY ARTHUR JONES (1851- )
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