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Spencer, Charles, third duke of Marlborough

John Cannon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/26118

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Spencer, Charles, third duke of Marlborough (1706–1758), politician and army officer, was born on 22 November 1706, the third of the five children of Charles Spencer, third earl of Sunderland (1675–1722), a politician, and his second wife, Lady Anne Churchill (1683–1716). As the grandson of the first duke, ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; UK Politics

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