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Charles Spencer (1740 - 1820)

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Charles Spencer
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Lord Charles Spencer (1740-1820) was the second son of Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough. He was Christened on April 18, 1740 in St. James, Westminster, England [1]

He married at 22 to Mary Beauclerk, daughter of the 1st Baron Vere and sister to the 5th Duke of St. Albans. The couple had three children together, all of them boys.

As a politician, he served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1761 to 1790 and from 1796 to 1801. He also served as a Privy Councillor of Great Britain, Comptroller of the Household, a Junior Lord of the Admiralty, Treasurer of the Chamber, Postmaster General, Master of the Mint, and as a Lord of the Bedchamber to George III.


He was buried on June 24, 1820[2][3]Find A Grave: Memorial # 28695482


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Charles Baron Spencer, 18 Apr 1740); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,042,308.
  2. "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," database, FamilySearch ( : 19 April 2018), Charles Spencer, burial 24 Jun 1820; citing Petersham Parish, Surrey, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,278,893.
  3. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Charles Spencer, 1820; Burial, Petersham, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England, St Peter Churchyard;

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