John Spencer

Politician + Earl
Born May 13, 1708

John Spencer was a British politician and an ancestor of the Earls Spencer.

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1708 Birth Born in 1708.


1732 24 Years Old In 1732, he succeeded his cousin, William Godolphin, Marquess of Blandford as Member of Parliament (MP) for Woodstock, a seat he held until 1746. … Read More
1733 25 Years Old In mid-January 1733, Spencer inherited his father's family's estates in Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire (including Althorp) and Warwickshire and his grandmother, the Duchess of Marlborough's property, including Wimbledon Park. … Read More


1746 38 Years Old Spencer died in 1746 and his wife was remarried four years later to the 2nd Earl Cowper. … Read More
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