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Churchill, Gladys Marie Spencer- [née Gladys Marie Deacon], duchess of Marlborough (1881-1977), society beauty

Hugo Vickers

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/64784
Churchill, Gladys Marie Spencer- [née Gladys Marie Deacon], duchess of Marlborough (1881-1977), society beauty

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Churchill, Gladys Marie Spencer- [née Gladys Marie Deacon], duchess of Marlborough (1881-1977), society beauty, was born on 7 February 1881 at the Hotel Brighton in Paris, the eldest of five children of Edward Parker Deacon of Boston (1844-1901) and his wife, Florence Mary (1859-1918), only daughter of Rear-Admiral Charles H. ...

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