Blenheim Palace was designed by Sir John Vanbrugh - architect of Seaton Delaval Hall in Northumberland - for John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
The real Duke of Marlborough
is 59-year-old Jamie Blandford who owns Blenheim Palace near Woodstock in Oxfordshire.
Stoker's description of the composition of the audiences and their response to dignitaries such as the Duke of Connaught and the Duke of Marlborough
as well as to the performances on stage, seems to pre- figure the glittering assemblies at the Lyceum Theatre.
01 per cent - as we meet the 11th Duke of Marlborough
, the man who calls the 187-room Blenheim Palace his home.
This three-part series has made a convincing case for it, as David Starkey has told the story not just of Winston Churchill, but his ancestor John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough
, who led Britain and her allies in the fight against Louis XIV of France.
He's looking at the similarities between Churchill's military strategies and those of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough
- he led Britain against Louis XIV of France.
And these delicate Madonnas were eyewitnesses to the greatest Vanderbilt adventure of them all--the engagement of the beautiful heiress, Consuelo, to the Duke of Marlborough
Neville was succeeded as the leader of the conservative cause in 1940 by a kinsman of the Duke of Marlborough
Falkner is a noted authority of the War of the Spanish Successions and the military career of John Churchill, the 1st Duke of Marlborough
, and he has written this illustrated account of Churchill's military campaigns against the French from 1704 to 1711.
217 has inadvertently conflated John Churchill's elevation as Earl of Marlborough, under William and Mary (1689), and as Duke of Marlborough
, under Queen Anne (1702).
And so it came to pass that on November 6th, 1895, the golden knot between the aristocracy of money and the aristocracy of the blood was tied, at the Church of St Thomas, on Fifth Avenue, New York, uniting in unholy matrimony vast-dowry-bearing, eighteen-year-old Consuelo Vanderbilt, the bartered bride, and the twenty-four-year-old, dapper, faultlessly blue-blooded, but most faultfully underfunded, ninth Duke of Marlborough
Charles Avery looks to John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough
Much television history is in this perspective little removed from a Carlylian vision of 'Great Men' as the (British) past becomes a parade of Henry V, Oliver Cromwell, the Duke of Marlborough
, the Duke of Wellington, Queen Victoria, and, above all, Winston Churchill.
The only sticking point is the Duke of Marlborough
has curfew times at the Oxfordshire estate and Ant and Lisa want to party well into the night.
The first blue bloods to lend their name to products include the Duke of Marlborough
, set to approve a range of cheeses and 'Blenheim Banger' sausages, and the Earl of Sandwich,who will help develop a range of chilled sandwich fillings.