Towns in the Cotswold region
Winston Churchill Biography
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was the eldest son of Lord Randolph Churchill (third son of the 7th Duke of Malborough). He was home secretary 1910-11, secretary of state for war 1918-21, chancellor of the exchequer 1924-9 and prime minister 1940-5 and 1951-5.
Winston Churchill and the Cotswolds
Born and brought up at Blenheim Palace near Woodstock, Winston Churchill has links with the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. He is buried at Bladon, a small village a few miles from Blenheim Palace.
Nearby Towns: Burford
Similar Cotswold Attractions: Beatrix Potter, Blenheim Palace, Holst Birthplace Museum, Jane Austen Museum, John Singer Sargent, Laurie Lee, William Morris, William Shakespeare
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