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Churchill [married name Godfrey], Arabella (1649-1730), mistress of King James II

John Callow

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/5394
Churchill [married name Godfrey], Arabella (1649-1730), mistress of King James II

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Churchill [married name Godfrey], Arabella (1649-1730), mistress of King James II, was born at Ashe House, Devon, on 28 February 1649, and baptized at St Michael's Church, Musbury, Devon, on 16 March 1649. She was the daughter of Sir Winston Churchill (bap. 1620, d. 1688), politician, of Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, ...

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