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Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough (1660-1744), Courtier

Sitter associated with 32 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

by John Goldar, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 18th century
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D16551

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

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

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

by John Goldar, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1786
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Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

published by Silvester Harding, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, published 1798
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D16547

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

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, 19th century
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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
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Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

by George Vertue, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1814
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D32565

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

by and published by John Simon, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1700-1725
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Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705
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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)
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Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

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