Person:Randolph Spencer-Churchill (4)

Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill
d.24 Jan 1895 London, England
Facts and Events
Name[1][4] Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill
Gender Male
Birth[1] 13 Feb 1849 Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England(or 3 Wilton Terrace, London?)
Marriage 15 Apr 1874 Paris, France(at the British embassy; her 1st husband)
to Jeanette Jerome
Death[4] 24 Jan 1895 London, England50 Grosvenor Square
Residence? Woodstock, Oxfordshire, EnglandBlenheim Palace
Reference Number? Q314773?
Burial[2] St. Martin's Churchyard, Bladon, Oxfordshire, England

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Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill PC (13 February 1849 – 24 January 1895) was a British . He was the third son of the 7th Duke of Marlborough, and his wife, Lady Frances Vane. He was the father of Winston Churchill, the future wartime Prime Minister, who wrote his father's first major biography.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Lord Randolph Churchill, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. Randolph Spencer Churchill, in Find A Grave.
  3.   Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  4. 4.0 4.1 MacColl, Gail, and Carol McD. Wallace. To Marry an English Lord. (New York: Workman Publishing, 1989).

    A riveting speaker in Parliament, Randolph rose to Chancellor of the Exchequer and Leader of the House of Commons. He was widely expected to become prime minister but resigned from government suddenly; he suffered from syphilis, which drove him mad and eventually killed him in 1895.