Reference Entry

Spencer, John Charles, Viscount Althorp and third Earl Spencer (1782-1845), politician, agriculturist, and sportsman

Ellis A. Wasson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


A brutal upbringing | Fox-hunting and marriage | Agriculture and education | Opposition years, 1818-1830 | Office, 1830-1834 | Retirement

Reference Entry.  4216 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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