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Knight of The Garter George Spencer

Birth26 JAN 1739
 
Occup1758-1817Duke
Occup1760-1817
 
England, Oxfordshire Lord Lieutenant
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Death20 JAN 1817
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Aged: 78 years
George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough KG FRS (January 26 1739 -- January 29 1817) was a British United Kingdom

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Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, 5th Earl of Sunderland Order of the Garter, Privy Council of Great Britain was a British politician of the 18th century.... , he was known as Marquess of Blandford until succeeding his father in 1758. His siblings were Charles, Diana, and Elizabeth. He was educated at Eton Eton College

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Ensign is a junior rank of Officer #Commissioned officers in the militaries of some countries, normally in the infantry or navy. As the junior officer in an infantry regiment was traditionally the carrier of the ensign, the rank itself acquired the name.... , becoming a Captain Captain (British Army and Royal Marines)

File:UK-Army-OF2.gifCaptain is a junior officer rank of the British Army and Royal Marines. It ranks above Lieutenant and below Major and has a NATO ranking code of OF-2.... with the 20th Regiment of Foot in the following year.

After inheriting the dukedom Dukedom

Dukedom may refer to:* Duchy , a territory, fief, or domain ruled by a duke or duchess* Duke, "dukedom" as a noble rank* Dukedom, Kentucky, a town in the United States... , Marlborough took his seat in the House of Lords House of Lords

The House of Lords is the second house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom and is also commonly referred to as "the Lords". The Parliament comprises the British monarchy, the British House of Commons , and the Lords.... in 1760, becoming Lord Lieutenant Lord Lieutenant

The title Lord Lieutenant is given to the British monarch's personal representatives in the United Kingdom, usually in a county or similar circumscription, with varying tasks throughout history.... of Oxfordshire Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is a county in the South East England region, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire.... in that same year. The following year, he bore the sceptre Sceptre

A sceptre or scepter is a symbolic ornamental Staff held by a ruling monarch, a prominent item of royal regalia. While some sceptres resemble a Ceremonial mace, their use is quite different.... with the cross at the coronation Coronation

A coronation is a ceremony marking the investiture of a monarch with regal power, specifically involving the placement of a coronation crown upon his or her head, and the presentation of other items of regalia.... of George III George III of the United Kingdom

George III was Kingdom of Great Britain and Kingdom of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of these two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.... . In 1762, he was made Lord Chamberlain Lord Chamberlain

The Lord Chamberlain or Lord Chamberlain of the Household is one of the chief officers of the Royal Household in the United Kingdom, and is to be distinguished from the Lord Great Chamberlain, one of the Great Officer of State.... as well as a Privy Counsellor, and after a year succeeded this appointment as Lord Privy Seal Lord Privy Seal

The Lord Privy Seal or Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal is the fifth of the Great Officers of State in the United Kingdom, ranking beneath the Lord President of the Council and above the Lord Great Chamberlain.... . An amateur astronomer, he built a private observatory at his residence, Blenheim Palace. He kept up a lively scientific correspondence with Hans Count von Bruhl, another aristocratic dilettante in astronomy.

The Duke was made a Knight of the Garter in 1768, and was elected to the Royal Society in 1786. He married Lady Caroline Russell, daughter of John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford

John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford Knight of the Garter, Privy Council of Great Britain, Royal Society was an 18th century Kingdom of Great Britain statesman.... , in 1762, by whom he had eight children:

* Lady Caroline Spencer (1763--1813), married the 2nd Viscount Clifden and had issue, incl. George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover

George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, Baron Dover , England man of letters, was the only son of the Henry Welbore Agar-Ellis, 2nd Viscount Clifden. He was educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford.... . * Lady Elizabeth Spencer (d. 1812), married her cousin John Spencer (a grandson of the 3rd Duke of Marlborough Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough

Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, 5th Earl of Sunderland Order of the Garter, Privy Council of Great Britain was a British politician of the 18th century.... ) and had issue. * Lady Charlotte Spencer (d. 1802), married Rev. Edward Nares Edward Nares

Edward Nares was an English historian and theologian, and general writer.... and had issue. * George Spencer, Marquess of Blandford George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough

George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough Doctor of Laws Master of Arts Society of Arts was the son of George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough.... (1766--1840) * Lord Henry John Spencer Lord Henry Spencer

Lord Henry John Spencer was a British diplomacy and politician.Spencer was the second son of George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough and his wife, Caroline Spencer, Duchess of Marlborough and was educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford.... (1770--1795) * Lady Anne Spencer (1773--1865), married the future 6th Earl of Shaftesbury and had issue. * Lady Amelia Sophia Spencer (d. 1829), married Henry Pytches Boyce. * Lord Francis Almeric Spencer Francis Spencer, 1st Baron Churchill

Francis Almeric Spencer, 1st Baron Churchill Doctor of Civil Law Royal Society was a British Peerage and British Whig Party politician.Born Lord Francis Almeric Spencer, he was the second son of the George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough.... (1779--1845)
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Caroline 

27 OCT 176323 NOV 1813  England, Oxfordshire, Blenheim Palace Henry Welbore Ellis 
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George 

3 MAR 17665 MAR 1840  England, Warwickshire, Wormleighton Susan Stewart of Galloway 
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