Reference Entry

Spencer, John Poyntz, fifth Earl Spencer (1835-1910), politician and viceroy of Ireland

Peter Gordon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Early political career | Viceroy of Ireland, 1868-1874 | Out of office and marriage | Lord president and Ireland, 1880-1882 | Viceroy of Ireland, 1882-1885 | Home Rule, 1885-1886 | Personal finances and opposition politics | At the Admiralty, 1892-1895 | Final years and death | Assessment

Reference Entry.  5820 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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