Consuelo Vanderbilt (1877-1964)

Consuelo, 9th Duchess of Marlborough; afterwards Madame Balsan

Associated Houses

Petit Chateau

660 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

Marble House

Newport

Ruth Brown House

Manhattan

Blenheim Palace

Woodstock

In reference to her two sons, it was she who coined the expression, "an heir and a spare"! 
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 11/10/2018 and last updated on 31/07/2019.