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Spencer, John, first Earl Spencer (1734–1783), politician

Richard Milward

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Spencer, John, first Earl Spencer (1734–1783), politician, was born on 19 December 1734, the only son of John Spencer (1708–1746), a landowner, and his first wife, Georgiana Caroline (1716–1780), the third daughter of John Carteret, second Earl Granville (1690–1763). Since he had not been expected to survive infancy he was educated at home by tutors. His younger sister ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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