Blenheim and the Churchill Family: A Personal Portrait

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Yet controversy and conflict seethed around the Palace from its very start, thanks to two strong-minded women: Sarah, the wilful first Duchess of Marlborough, who wanted a home fit for a hero, and Queen Anne, who envisaged a glorious monument to England herself and a palace to rival Versailles. As a palace and monument, Blenheim is spectacularly successful. It is one of the finest examples of English Baroque architecture, decorated and furnished to an equally lavish standard, housing works of art from all over Europe. ...

Blenheim and the Churchill Family: A Personal Portrait 2013, CICO Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781782490593

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Blenheim and the Churchill Family: A Personal Portrait 2005, Rizzoli International Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780847827404

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