Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland, KG, PC (5 September 1641 – 28 September 1702) was an English nobleman and politician of the Spencer family. An able and gifted statesman, his caustic temper and belief in absolute monarchy nevertheless made him numerous enemies.
Their two older daughters were already married: Henrietta to Godolphin's son Francis in April 1698, and Anne to the hot-headed and intemperate Charles Spencer, Earl of Sunderland in 1700. [g] However, Marlborough's hopes of founding a great dynasty of his own reposed in his eldest and only surviving son, John , who, since his father's elevation, had borne the courtesy title of Marquess of ...
Henry Spencer, 1st Earl of Sunderland 1620–1643: Dorothy Sidney 1617–1684: George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax 1633–1695: Dorothy Spencer 1640–1670: Penelope Spencer 1644–1645: Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland 1641–1702: Anne Digby 1646–1715: Robert Spencer 1666–1688: Anne Spencer 1667–1690: James Hamilton, 4th Duke ...
The Duchess had a good relationship with her daughter Anne Spencer, Countess of Sunderland, whereas she later became estranged from her daughters Henrietta, Elizabeth and Mary. Heartbroken when Anne died in 1716, the Duchess kept her favourite cup and a lock of her hair and adopted the Sunderlands' youngest child, Lady Diana , who later became her favourite granddaughter.
Earl Spencer is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain that was created on 1 November ... Anne Churchill Countess of Sunderland (1683–1716) Charles Spencer
Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, KG, PC (22 November 1706 – 20 October 1758), styled as The Honourable Charles Spencer between 1706 and 1729 and as The Earl of Sunderland between 1729 and 1733, was a British soldier, nobleman, and politician from the Spencer family. He briefly served as Lord Privy Seal in 1755.
Lady Anne Emily Spencer-Churchill (Lower Brook Street, Mayfair, London, 14 November 1854 – South Audley Street, Mayfair, London, 20 June 1923), married 11 June 1874 James Innes-Ker, 7th Duke of Roxburghe, by whom she had issue. Lord Charles Ashley Spencer-Churchill (25 November 1856 – 11 March 1858)