Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough
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Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough

Politician + Earl + Soldier
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Born Nov 22, 1706
Died Oct 20, 1758

Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough KG, PC, known as The Earl of Sunderland between 1729 and 1733, was a British soldier and politician. He briefly served as Lord Privy Seal in 1755. He led British forces during the Raid on St Malo in 1758.

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Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough
Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough
d.1758

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CHILDHOOD

1706 Birth Born in 1706.

TWENTIES

1729 23 Years Old Charles inherited the Sunderland title from his older brother in 1729, becoming 5th Earl of Sunderland, and then the Marlborough title from his aunt, Henrietta, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough in 1733.

THIRTIES

1739 33 Years Old He was one of the original governors of London's Foundling Hospital, the foundation of which in 1739 marked a watershed in British child care advocacy and attitudes.

FIFTIES

1758 52 Years Old 1 More Event
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