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Lady Mary Osborne (Godolphin), Duchess of Leeds

Birthplace: Marlborough, Wiltshire, England
Death: August 03, 1764 (40-41)
London, London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Francis Godolphin, 2nd Earl of Godolphin and Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough
Wife of Thomas Osborne, 4th Duke of Leeds
Mother of Thomas Osborne and Francis Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds
Sister of William Godolphin, Marquis of Blandford; Harriet Pelham-Holles, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Lady Henrietta Churchill

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About Mary Godolphin, Duchess of Leeds,_Duchess_of_Leeds

Lady Mary Godolphin was the daughter of Francis Godolphin, 2nd Earl of Godolphin and Henrietta Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough.1 She married Sir Thomas Osborne, 4th Duke of Leeds, son of Sir Peregrine Hyde Osborne, 3rd Duke of Leeds and Lady Elizabeth Harley, on 26 June 1740.3 She died on 3 August 1764.1,3

    As a result of her marriage, Lady Mary Godolphin was styled as Duchess of Leeds on 26 June 1740.1 From 26 June 1740, her married name became Osborne.

Child of Lady Mary Godolphin and Sir Thomas Osborne, 4th Duke of Leeds

Sir Francis Godolphin Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds+ b. 29 Jan 1750/51, d. 31 Jan 1799.4


[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VIII, page 498. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message from unknown author e-mail (France) to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family".

[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 2, page 1867. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.

[S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 174. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

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Mary Godolphin, Duchess of Leeds's Timeline

Marlborough, Wiltshire, England
October 5, 1747
Westminster, London, England
January 29, 1751
Leeds, Kent, England
August 3, 1764
Age 41
London, London, England