Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Princess of Mindelheim, Countess of Nellenburg (née Jenyns, spelt Jennings in most modern references; 5 June 1660 – 18 October 1744), was an English courtier who rose to be one of the most influential women of her time through her close relationship with Anne, Queen of Great Britain.
Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough; attributed to Godfrey Kneller Sometime around 1675, Churchill met the 15-year-old Sarah Jennings , who came from a similar background of minor Royalist gentry, ruined by the war.
Sarah Churchill was born in London, the second daughter of Winston Churchill, later Prime Minister from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955, and Clementine Churchill, later Baroness Spencer-Churchill; she was the third of the couple's five children and was named after Sir Winston's ancestor, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough.
John Winston Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough KG PC (2 June 1822 – 4 July 1883), styled Earl of Sunderland from 1822 to 1840 and Marquess of Blandford from 1840 to 1857, was a British Conservative cabinet minister, politician, peer, and nobleman.
Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough (19 July 1681 – 24 October 1733) was the daughter of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, general of the army, and Sarah Jennings, Duchess of Marlborough, close friend and business manager of Queen Anne.
Contents move to sidebar hide Début 1 Jeunesse Afficher / masquer la sous-section Jeunesse 1.1 Premières années 1.2 Premières expériences militaires 1.3 Mariage avec Sarah Jennings 2 Les années de crise (1678-1700) Afficher / masquer la sous-section Les années de crise (1678-1700) 2.1 Au service diplomatique de la Couronne 2.2 Contre les rebelles de Monmouth 2.3 La révolution anglaise ...
Duke of Marlborough (pronounced / ˈ m ɔːr l b r ə /) is a title in the Peerage of England.It was created by Queen Anne in 1702 for John Churchill, 1st Earl of Marlborough (1650–1722), the noted military leader.