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Churchill, George Spencer-, sixth duke of Marlboroughlocked

(1793–1857)
  • Norman Gash

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Churchill, George Spencer-, sixth duke of Marlborough (1793–1857), politician, was born on 27 December 1793 at Bill Hill near Wokingham, the eldest of the five children of George Spencer-Churchill, fifth duke of Marlborough (1766–1840) [see under Spencer, fourth duke of Marlborough], and his wife, ...

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