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  1. Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Princess of Mindelheim, Countess of Nellenburg (née Jenyns, spelt Jennings in most modern references; [2] 5 June 1660 (Old Style) – 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.

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  2. Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Princess of Mindelheim, and Countess of Nellenburg was born Jenyns, a name that was spelled as “Jennings” in later references. She was born on May 29, 1660, most likely at ‘Holywell House,’ St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Her parents were Richard Jennings and Frances Thornhurst.

  3. Jul 23, 2003 · Though the life of Sarah Churchill (1660-1744), first duchess of Marlborough and original matriarch of a still-thriving dynasty, has been well chronicled through the centuries, Field still manages to provide new insight. Sarah's intimate relationship with Queen Anne serves as the natural centerpiece of this biography.

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    The word CHURCH had never any charm for me, in the mouths of those who made the most noise about it; for I could not perceive that they gave any other distinguishing proof of their regard for the t...

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  4. Sarah Churchill Marlborough, duchess of, 1660–1744, confidante of Queen Anne of England. Born Sarah Jennings, she was a childhood friend of Princess Anne. In 1677 she married John Churchill, later 1st duke of Marlborough. On Anne's marriage (1683) she was appointed lady of the bedchamber and became a close confidante. Although temporarily out ...

  5. Jul 13, 2014 · A brilliant new biographer presents an unforgettable portrait of Sarah Churchill, first Duchess of Marlborough (1660-1744), the glamorous and controversial founder of the Spencer-Churchill dynasty that produced both Winston Churchill and Lady Diana Spencer. Tied to Queen Anne by an intimate friendship, Sarah hoped to wield power equal to that ...

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