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Godolphin [née Churchill], Henrietta [Harriet], suo jure duchess of Marlborough (1681-1733), patron of the arts

A. J. Sambrook

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online May 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/92329

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Godolphin [née Churchill], Henrietta [Harriet], suo jure duchess of Marlborough (1681-1733), patron of the arts, was born on 19 July 1681, the second child (and first to survive infancy) of John Churchill, later first duke of Marlborough (1650-1722), and his wife, Sarah Churchill, née Jenyns (1660-1744). Called Harriet within her ...

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