Diana (Spencer) Beauclerk
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Diana (Spencer) Beauclerk (1734 - 1808)

Lady Diana Beauclerk formerly Spencer
Born in Althorpe, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Sep 1757 (to 10 Mar 1768) in Harbledown, Kent, Englandmap
Wife of — married 12 Mar 1768 in St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 74 in Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Nov 2008
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English noblewoman, artist.

As a result of her 1st marriage, Lady Diana Spencer was styled as Viscountess Bolingbroke on 8 September 1757 and her married name became St. John. She held the office of Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Charlotte between 1762 and 1768.[1] From 12 March 1768, her married name became Beauclerk.


  1. Cokayne, G.E.; 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 II, page 207.
  • Virginia Surtees, ‘Beauclerk , Lady Diana (1734–1808)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2014 accessed 8 June 2017. This is a subscription site but access is free of charge to readers of British libraries whose library subscribes.
  • WikiTree profile Spencer-2674 created through the import of Spencer Family Tree 4 2002.GED on Nov 28, 2011 by Chet Spencer. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Chet and others.
  • England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NKTY-B2Z : 20 March 2020), Diana Spencer, 1735.
  • British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPCK-DNS6 : 17 April 2019), Diana Spencer, Lady in entry for Beauclerk, Hon Mr, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom; records extracted FamilySearch and images digitized by FindMyPast; citing Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, 7 Mar 1768, The British Newspaper Archive, Ireland; FHL microfilm .
  • England Marriages, 1538–1973 ", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NKR2-K88 : 13 March 2020), Diana Spencer in entry for Frederick Lord, 1757.

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