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Spencer, George John, second Earl Spencer (1758-1834), politician and book collector

Malcolm Lester

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/26125

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Spencer, George John, second Earl Spencer (1758-1834), politician and book collector, was born at Wimbledon Park in Surrey on 1 September 1758, the only son of John Spencer, first Earl Spencer (1734-1783), politician and landowner, and his wife, (Margaret) Georgiana Spencer (1737-1814), the daughter of Stephen Poyntz of Midgham in ...

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