Thursday, October 16, 2014
The death of the 11th Duke of Marlborough
The 11th Duke of Marlborough's heir apparent is his eldest son, Charles James"Jamie", the Marquess of Blandford. It is not customary to refer to the new peer by his title until after the funeral of his predecessor.
His Grace was 88 years old.
Less than a month His Grace hosted the wedding of his younger brother, Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill and Sarah Goodbody.
The Duke was a grandson of the American heiress Consuelo Vanderbilt.