4 de ene. de 2023 · When William Spencer was born on 4 January 1591, in Althorp, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Spencer 1st Baron Spencer of Wormleighton, was 27 and his mother, Lady Margaret Willoughby Baroness Spencer Margaret Willoughby, was 19. He married Lady Penelope Wriothesley on 7 October 1615, in Titchfield, Hampshire, England.
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1 de ene. de 2023 · Charles Spencer, 3rd earl of Sunderland, (born 1674—died April 9, 1722, London, England), British statesman, one of the Whig ministers who directed the government of King George I from 1714 to 1721.
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2 de ene. de 2023 · Anne Spencer, Countess of Sunderland (née Lady Anne Churchill; 1683–1716), second daughter of the 1st Duke, married Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, predeceased her elder sister, leaving male issue; Other titles (3rd Duke onwards): Earl of Sunderland (England 1643) and Baron Spencer of Wormleighton (England 1729)
According to the monastic chronicle in931 King Athelstan granted 12 cassatesof land in Shellingford to AbingdonAbbey, (fn. 9) and, although the charter quoted in supportof this statement cannot be entirely accepted asauthentic, it seems possible that the writer had beforehim some earlier record of the gift. (fn. 10) At the time ofthe Domesday Surve...
The church of ST. FAITHconsistsof a chancel 24 ft. by 14 ft. 3 in., nave54 ft. by 19 ft. 4 in., west tower about10 ft. square, south porch and north vestry. Thesemeasurements are all internal. The nave and chancel appear to have been builtlate in the 12th century, but both have been considerably altered, while preserving their original proportions....
The first mention of a church inShellingford is in 1248, in whichyear the Abbot of Abingdon engagedin a dispute with Thomas de Ferrers, lord of themanor of Stanford in the Vale, about the advowson. (fn. 53) He was successful in proving that Hugh, his predecessor in the abbacy, had presented a certain Walterde Lascy to the church, and therefore made...
30 de dic. de 2022 · The large house was taken by a succession of noble tenants: Horatio, first Viscount Townshend, 1672–5; Lady Stanhope, 1676–86; the second Earl of Newburgh, 1687; the Countess of Denbigh, 1689–95; Lord Spencer, later third Earl of Sunderland, 1696–1702; the Countess of Sunderland, 1704 to at least 1707; the Marchioness of Wharton, 1716; and James, the third Earl of Berkeley, 1717–29, who purchased Bull's lease in 1717.
25 de ene. de 2023 · Dorothy Spencer, Countess of Sunderland, was the eldest child of Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester. When about eighteen, Edmund Waller began to pay court to her, and his verses, addressed to her under the name of "Sacharissa," have contributed in no slight measure to her renown.