Cynthia Spencer, Countess Spencer

Cynthia Spencer, Countess Spencer

Born Aug 16, 1897
Died Dec 4, 1972
Death Place Althorp
Other Names Lady Cynthia Hami...

Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Spencer, Countess Spencer, DCVO, OBE, known as Lady Cynthia Hamilton until her marriage, and from then as Viscountess Althorp until 1922 when her husband inherited his father's title of Earl Spencer, was a British peeress and the paternal grandmother of Diana, Princess of Wales.… Read More

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1897 Birth Born on August 16, 1897.


1919 21 Years Old Cynthia Hamilton married Viscount Althorp on 26 February 1919 at St. James's, Piccadilly, London. … Read More


1937 39 Years Old Countess Spencer was appointed a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth in 1937.


1952 54 Years Old She continued in the role after Elizabeth became Queen Mother in 1952, and remained in post until her death. … Read More


1972 75 Years Old Died on December 4, 1972.
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