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Churchill, John, 1650 - 1722 (1st Duke of Marlborough, general and statesman)



  • Existence: 1650 - 1722

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Grant of the manor of Woodstock, 1704-10-24

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 2/2
Scope and Contents Printed act of Parliament granting the manor of Woodstock [Oxfordshire], together with Hardley, Wootton, Old-Woodstock, Hanborough, Stonesfield, Combe and Bladon, to the 1st Duke of Marlborough [earlier John Churchill] in return for his services to the Crown.
Dates: 1704-10-24
Conditions Governing Access: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original

Letter from John, Lord Churchill offering his services to William of Orange, 1688-08-04 - 1946-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 2/1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes: individual items given to Churchill, including papers relating to the 1st Duke of Marlborough; family memorabilia; articles by Churchill; accounts; items relating to Churchill's funeral.
Dates: 1688-08-04 - 1946-05
Conditions Governing Access: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original

Marlborough and Nelson letters, 1700-08 - 1801-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 11/3/3
Scope and Contents Includes: letter from 1st Duke of Marlborough [earlier John Churchill] to an unknown recipient, promising to pass on a letter from a Mr Robinson [? John Robinson, English envoy to Sweden], and asking if his correspondent would let him know what he was doing, as 1st Lord Albemarle did not write regularly, also asking him to give Albemarle an enclosed letter [not present], if he was with him, or otherwise to let the King [? Charles XII of Sweden] open it; contemporary copy of Marlborough's...
Dates: 1700-08 - 1801-11-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures are noted in the catalogue.

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