George (Spencer) Spencer-Churchill

George (Spencer) Spencer-Churchill (1766 - 1840)

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George "5th Duke of Marlborough" Spencer-Churchill formerly Spencer
Born in London, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 15 Sep 1791 in Westminster, Middlesex, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 28 Dec 2019 | Created 9 Aug 2016
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Preceded by
George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough
Duke of Marlborough
Succeeded by
George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough
George (Spencer) Spencer-Churchill was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.


George Spencer-Churchill was born in 1766, the eldest son of George Spencer and Caroline Russell, daughter of John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford. Francis Spencer, 1st Baron Churchill, was his younger brother.

Marlborough married Lady Susan Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway, on 15 September 1791. They had four children

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (FSA) 8 Dec 1803

From 1804 to 1806 he served under William Pitt the Younger as a Lord of the Treasury.

1817 Styled Marquess of Blandford

Although born and baptised with the name of George Spencer, soon after succeeding to the Dukedom of Marlborough, he had it legally changed on 26 May 1817 to George Spencer-Churchill.

Burial: 13 Mar 1840 In the vault behind the chapel at Blenheim Palace.

...exerpts from:,_5th_Duke_of_Marlborough


Wikipedia biography [1]


Entered by Janice Hardin, Sep 25, 2011

Thank you to Benjamin Holmén for creating Spencer-Churchill-6 on 2 Nov 13.

Profile edited by Leslie Ridley-388 on 6 Apr 2014

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LNAB should be Spencer. He changed his name to Spencer-Churchill in 1817.
posted by John Elkin

George is 20 degrees from Danielle Liard, 16 degrees from Jack London and 10 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.