Winston Churchill had a set of false teeth especially made for him. They were gold plated and made to preserve his lisp, which had become so easily identifiable and iconic. To vent his frustration during the Second World War, Churchill would flick the dentures of of his mouth. In 2010 they were put up for auction. Thought to have been worth approximately £5000, they actually sold for £15,200!
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Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome (1854-1921) was one of three pretty daughters of financier Leonard Jerome and his wife Clara. She married Lord Randolph Churchill, second son of the Duke of Marlborough. She had two children, Winston Churchill, the future prime minister, and John. She had many affairs during her marriage, including with King Edward VII. After her husband died, she married a man as young as her sons, which was very shocking for the time. She subsequently married an even younger man.