George Spencer-Churchill (1844-1892)

8th Duke of Marlborough, of Blenheim Palace

Associated Houses

Blenheim Palace


He died in rather extraordinary circumstances according to the New York Tribune: His death came about, “from the effects of chloroform fumes given off by liniment with which he was bathing the head of the Duchess (Lily).”
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 10/11/2018 and last updated on 04/08/2021.