Francis Spencer

Francis Almeric Spencer (1779 - 1845)

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Francis Almeric "1st Baron Churchill of Wychwood" Spencer
Born in Oxfordshire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 25 Nov 1800 in Euston, Suffolk, Englandmap
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Died in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 27 Dec 2019 | Created 9 May 2013
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Francis Spencer was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.



He was the son of George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough and Lady Caroline Russell.[1] He was born on the 26th of December 1779.[2] He was baptised on the 26th of Jan 1780 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Covent Garden, London, England.[3] He matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on the 20th of February 1797.[4] He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on the 15th of June 1803 with a Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.).[4] He married the Lady Frances FitzRoy, daughter of Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton and Elizabeth Wrottesley, on the 25th of November 1801 at Euston, Suffolk, England.[4][5] He died on the 10of March 1845 at the age of 65 at Brighton, Sussex, England.[4][6][7] His will was proven (by probate) on the 26th of April 1845, at under £12,000.[4]


  • 1st Baron Churchill of Whichwood, co. Oxford [U.K.] on 11 August 1815.[4]

Member of Parliament

  • (M.P.) (Tory) for Oxfordshire between March 6, 1801 - October 12, 1815.[2][8][9]


  1. Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 501.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes. Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999. volume 1, page 572.
  3. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Francis Almeric Spencer, 26 Jan 1780); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 561,144.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 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 III, page 208.
  5. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Francis Almaric Spencer and Frances Fitzroy, 25 Nov 1801; citing Euston,Suffolk,England, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 950,446.
  6. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 31 December 2014), Frances Almeric Spencer, 1845; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Death, Steyning, Sussex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  7. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2017), Francis Almeric Spencer, 1845; Burial, Camberwell, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England, St. Giles Church; citing record ID 175149902, Find a Grave,

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