George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough

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George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough, DCL (27 December 1793 – 1 July 1857), styled Earl of Sunderland until 1817 and Marquess of Blandford between 1817 and 1840, was a British nobleman, politician, and peer.wikipedia
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John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway

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Styled Earl of Sunderland from birth, he was born at Bill Hill, Wokingham, Berkshire (an estate his father was renting at the time), the eldest son of George Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford (later the 5th Duke of Marlborough) and his wife, Lady Susan Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway. Edward Richard Stewart and grand-daughter of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway, on 18 October 1851.
His grandson, George Spencer-Churchill (1793–1857), was the 6th Duke of Marlborough, and his brother was Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill (1794–1840).

Susan Spencer-Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough

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Styled Earl of Sunderland from birth, he was born at Bill Hill, Wokingham, Berkshire (an estate his father was renting at the time), the eldest son of George Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford (later the 5th Duke of Marlborough) and his wife, Lady Susan Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway.
George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough (1793–1857)

George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough

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Styled Earl of Sunderland from birth, he was born at Bill Hill, Wokingham, Berkshire (an estate his father was renting at the time), the eldest son of George Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford (later the 5th Duke of Marlborough) and his wife, Lady Susan Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway.
George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough (1793–1857)

John Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough

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John Winston Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough (1822–1883).
John Spencer-Churchill was born at Garboldisham Hall, Norfolk, the eldest son of George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough, and Lady Jane Stewart, daughter of Admiral George Stewart, 8th Earl of Galloway.

Chippenham (UK Parliament constituency)

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He sat as a Tory Member of Parliament for Chippenham between 1818 and 1820, and for Woodstock from 1826 to 1831, from 1832 to 1835 and from 1838 to 1840, when he succeeded to the dukedom and entered the House of Lords.

Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire

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The great-grandfather of Sir Winston Churchill, he served as Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire between 1842 and 1857.
George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough 22 April 1842 – 1 July 1857

Woodstock (UK Parliament constituency)

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He sat as a Tory Member of Parliament for Chippenham between 1818 and 1820, and for Woodstock from 1826 to 1831, from 1832 to 1835 and from 1838 to 1840, when he succeeded to the dukedom and entered the House of Lords.

Lord Alan Spencer-Churchill

Lord Alan Spencer-Churchill (25 July 1825 – 18 April 1873), married Rosalind Dowker.
Alan Spencer-Churchill was born in Garboldisham, Norfolk, the third son of the thrice married George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough and his first wife, Lady Jane Stewart, daughter of George Stewart, 8th Earl of Galloway.

Lord Alfred Spencer-Churchill

Lord Alfred Spencer-Churchill (1824–1893), married the Hon. Harriet Gough-Calthorpe, daughter of Frederick Gough-Calthorpe, 4th Baron Calthorpe, and had issue.
Spencer-Churchill was the son of George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough and Lady Jane Stewart, daughter of George Stewart, 8th Earl of Galloway.

Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829

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In response to the Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, Blandford introduced the first major reform bill in February 1830, calling for the transfer of rotten borough seats to the counties and large towns, the disfranchisement of non-resident voters, the prevention of Crown office-holders from sitting in Parliament, the payment of a salary to MPs, and the general franchise for men who owned property.
Therefore, it was an ultra-Tory, the Marquess of Blandford, who in February 1830 introduced the first major reform bill, calling for the transfer of rotten borough seats to the counties and large towns, the disfranchisement of non-resident voters, the preventing of Crown office-holders from sitting in Parliament, the payment of a salary to MPs, and the general franchise for men who owned property.

George Stewart, 8th Earl of Galloway

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He married, firstly, his first cousin Lady Jane Stewart (1798–1844), daughter of George Stewart, 8th Earl of Galloway, on 13 January 1819.
1) Lady Jane Stewart (1798–1844), m. George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough.

Edward Richard Stewart

Edward Richard Stewart and grand-daughter of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway, on 18 October 1851.
One of his children, Jane Francis Clinton Stewart, went on to marry her first cousin, George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough, son of George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough, and Lady Susan Stewart.

John Pratt, 3rd Marquess Camden

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Lady Clementina Augusta Spencer-Churchill (4 May 1848 – 27 March 1886), married John Pratt, 3rd Marquess Camden, and had issue.
Lord Camden married Lady Clementina Augusta, daughter of George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough, in 1866.

Ultra-Tories

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In parliament, Blandford became an Ultra-Tory, splitting with Wellington in opposition to Catholic emancipation.
Therefore, it was an ultra-Tory the Marquess of Blandford who in February 1830 introduced the first major reform bill, calling for the transfer of rotten borough seats to the counties and large towns, the disfranchisement of non-resident voters, preventing Crown office-holders from sitting in Parliament, the payment of a salary to MPs, and the general franchise for men who owned property.

Doctor of Law

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George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough, DCL (27 December 1793 – 1 July 1857), styled Earl of Sunderland until 1817 and Marquess of Blandford between 1817 and 1840, was a British nobleman, politician, and peer. He was also given an honorary Doctorate of Civil Laws by Oxford University on 15 June 1841.

Winston Churchill

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The great-grandfather of Sir Winston Churchill, he served as Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire between 1842 and 1857.

Wokingham

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Styled Earl of Sunderland from birth, he was born at Bill Hill, Wokingham, Berkshire (an estate his father was renting at the time), the eldest son of George Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford (later the 5th Duke of Marlborough) and his wife, Lady Susan Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway.

Berkshire

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Styled Earl of Sunderland from birth, he was born at Bill Hill, Wokingham, Berkshire (an estate his father was renting at the time), the eldest son of George Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford (later the 5th Duke of Marlborough) and his wife, Lady Susan Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway.

Eton College

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He was educated at Eton between 1805 and 1811, and later at Christ Church, Oxford.

Christ Church, Oxford

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He was educated at Eton between 1805 and 1811, and later at Christ Church, Oxford.

University of Oxford

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He was also given an honorary Doctorate of Civil Laws by Oxford University on 15 June 1841.

Courtesy title

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He became known by the courtesy title Marquess of Blandford in 1817 when his father succeeded to the dukedom.

Tories (British political party)

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He sat as a Tory Member of Parliament for Chippenham between 1818 and 1820, and for Woodstock from 1826 to 1831, from 1832 to 1835 and from 1838 to 1840, when he succeeded to the dukedom and entered the House of Lords.

Member of parliament

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He sat as a Tory Member of Parliament for Chippenham between 1818 and 1820, and for Woodstock from 1826 to 1831, from 1832 to 1835 and from 1838 to 1840, when he succeeded to the dukedom and entered the House of Lords.

House of Lords

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He sat as a Tory Member of Parliament for Chippenham between 1818 and 1820, and for Woodstock from 1826 to 1831, from 1832 to 1835 and from 1838 to 1840, when he succeeded to the dukedom and entered the House of Lords.