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Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

(1660-1744), Courtier

Sitter associated with 34 portraits
The wife of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Sarah Jennings was appointed Lady of the Bedchamber in 1683, and became a close friend and adviser to Queen Anne. Vivacious and adept at politicking, she used her position to further the military career of her husband. Eventually in 1711, her self-confident dominance of the Queen provoked a quarrel and estrangement, and both she and the Duke were dismissed from their offices.

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Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 3634

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, (circa 1700)
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3634

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by and published by John Simon, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D32565

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by and published by John Simon, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1700-1725
NPG D32565

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16548

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line and stipple engraving, 18th century
NPG D16548

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by and published by John Simon, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D19837

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by and published by John Simon, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1700-1725
NPG D19837

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27368

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705 (1705)
NPG D27368

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27369

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705 (1705)
NPG D27369

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27373

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705 (1705)
NPG D27373

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D5216

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (1705)
NPG D5216

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11544

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705 (1705)
NPG D11544

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11947

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705
NPG D11947

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by John Faber Jr, sold by  Robert Sayer, and sold by  John King, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D38240

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by John Faber Jr, sold by Robert Sayer, and sold by John King, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1724-1756 (1705)
NPG D38240

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by John Faber Jr, printed for and sold by  Robert Sayer, printed for and sold by  John King, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D3670

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by John Faber Jr, printed for and sold by Robert Sayer, printed for and sold by John King, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1724-1756 (1705)
NPG D3670

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by  Robert Sayer - NPG D27371

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by Robert Sayer
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D27371

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by  Robert Sayer - NPG D27372

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by Robert Sayer
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D27372

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by Johann Sebastian Müller, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27376

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by Johann Sebastian Müller, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D27376

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by  John Hinton - NPG D27377

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by John Hinton
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D27377

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by Johann Sebastian Müller, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16549

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by Johann Sebastian Müller, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D16549

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by Johann Sebastian Müller, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16550

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by Johann Sebastian Müller, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D16550

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27367

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, 1745
NPG D27367

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27374

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, 1745
NPG D27374

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D38239

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, 1745
NPG D38239

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16553

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, 1745
NPG D16553

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16554

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, 1745
NPG D16554

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by John Goldar, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16545

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by John Goldar, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 18th century
NPG D16545

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by John Goldar, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16551

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by John Goldar, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1786
NPG D16551

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by John Goldar, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16552

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by John Goldar, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1786
NPG D16552

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, published by Silvester Harding, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27370

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

published by Silvester Harding, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, published 1798
NPG D27370

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16547

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, 19th century
NPG D16547

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by E. Bocquet, published by  John Scott, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27375

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by E. Bocquet, published by John Scott, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1807
NPG D27375

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, by George Vertue, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D16763

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by George Vertue, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1814
NPG D16763

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Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705
NPG D20139

Web image not currently available

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by William Bond, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1817
NPG D14355

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