Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, KG, PC (23 April 1675 – 19 April 1722), known as Lord Spencer from 1688 to 1702, was an English statesman and nobleman from the Spencer family. He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1714–1717), Lord Privy Seal (1715–1716), Lord President of the Council (1718–1719) and First Lord of the Treasury (1718–1721).
Charles Spencer (c. 1674–1722), succeeded as 3rd Earl of Sunderland. They are believed to have had two or more other children who died young, as Lady Sunderland referred in a letter to "my two living of seven children".
Lord Spencer married Lady Lavinia Bingham (1762–1831), daughter of Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan, on 6 March 1781. They had nine children: John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer (1782–1845) Lady Sarah Spencer (1787–1870), who married William Lyttelton, 3rd Baron Lyttelton, and had issue; Hon. Richard Spencer (1789–1791) died in ...
John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer (1782–1845) Frederick Spencer, 4th Earl Spencer (1798–1857) John Spencer, 5th Earl Spencer (1835–1910) Charles Spencer, 6th Earl Spencer (1857–1922) Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer (1892–1975) John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924–1992) Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer (b. 1964)
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.
Emanuel Scrope, 1st Earl of Sunderland (d. 1630) Barons Spencer of Wormleighton (1603) Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer of Wormleighton (1570–1627) John Spencer (1590–1610) William Spencer, 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton (1592–1636) Henry Spencer, 3rd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton (1620–1643) (created Earl of Sunderland in 1643)
George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758–1834), who married Lady Lavinia Bingham, daughter of Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan. Lady Henrietta Frances Spencer (1761–1821), who married Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Earl of Bessborough. Lady Charlotte Spencer (1765–1766), who died in infancy.