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Thanks for filling me in with the details: I committed a typo error in writing "bride". What I really meant was "bribe". :-)
It was the first Duchess of Marlborough Sarah Jennings who tried to match the Prince of Wales (Frederick Lewis son of George II and father of George III) to her beloved granddaughter Lady Diana Spencer (what's in a name ). She failed but Diana became the Duchess of Bedford.
One duchess of Marlborough tried to bride some Prince Frederick of York (after the Hanoverians came to the British throne) with a million pounds to marry her favorite granddaughter. But he refused to take up on her offer ...