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36 - Palácio de Blenheim - Entrada

Winston Spencer Churchill was born on 30 November 1874 in a bedroom in Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire. He was born two months prematurely.

Blenhaim Palace, UK

Blenhaim Palace, UK

Photos: Inside Blenheim Palace | Culture | Vanity Fair

Photos: Photos: Inside Blenheim Palace

Inside Blenheim Palace, Vanity Fair If you have seen Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet, Blenheim was Elsinor in that film.

Badminton House, family seat of the Duke of Beaufort. Also home to the Badminton Horse Trials

Badminton House, Gloucestershire, family seat of the Duke of Beaufort. Also home to the Badminton Horse Trials

At Churchill's request, he was interned in the family plot at St Martin's Church, Bladon, near Woodstock. This is not far from his birthplace at Blenheim Palace.

Sir Winston Churchill's grave: at his request, he was buried at the Churchill family plot at St. Martin, Church in Bladon, Oxfordshire.

The Smoking Room...Before and after meals, the Spencer-Churchills usually gather in the Smoking Room, also known as the family sitting room, along with their yellow lab, Jerry. The room is filled with a selection of heirlooms, a tapestry from the Alexander series, and stacks of London newspapers.Photos: Inside Blenheim Palace | Culture | Vanity Fair...  http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2011/06/blenheim-palace-slide-show-201106#slide=7

Photos: Photos: Inside Blenheim Palace

The sprawling home of the Dukes of Marlborough for more than three centuries, Blenheim encompasses 187 rooms—from the sumptuous reception halls to the equally magnificent private quarters. Herewith, a virtual tour of Blenheim’s grandeur.

As Parsons summer school students we saw this grand dining room at Blenheim Palace. Now it is only used one day a year at Christmas???

Blenheim Palace: World Heritage Site. Blenheim Palace Historic House and Gardens in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England.

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