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us: Spencer, George John Spencer, Earl, 1758-1834


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    • us: Althorp, George John Spencer, 2nd Viscount, 1758-1834
    • us: Althorp, George John Spencer, Viscount, 1758-1834
    • us: Spencer, Earl, 1758-1834
    • us: Spencer, George John, 1758-1834
    • us: Spencer, George John, 2nd Baron, 1758-1834
    • us: Spencer, George John, 2nd Viscount, 1758-1834
    • us: Spencer, George John, Baron, 1758-1834
    • us: Spencer, George John Spencer, 2nd Earl, 1758-1834
    • us: Spencer, George John, Viscount, 1758-1834
    • us: Spencer, Lord, 1758-1834
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1758-09-01
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1834-11-10
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Wimbledon (London, England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Brington (England)
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        Bibliophiles
          (lcsh) Legislators
      • Sources

        • found: George-John Spencer, Earl Spencer, K.G., 1830?
        • found: DNB (Spencer, George John, second Earl Spencer, 1758-1834)
        • found: Johnson, J. A sketch of the life of William Cowper, of the Inner Temple, Esq., 1816: p. [iii], etc. (Earl Spencer; Lord Spencer; dedicatee)
        • found: Google Books, via WWW, Dec. 3, 2015: Cowper, W. Letters of William Cowper, 1820, p. [3] (George John Earl Spencer; patron of the poet Cowper; dedicatee)
        • found: The Peerage, via WWW, Dec. 3, 2015 (George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer; styled as Viscount Spencer of Althorp, 1765-1783; succeeded to the titles of 2nd Baron Spencer of Althorp, 2nd Viscount Althorp, 2nd Earl Spencer, and 2nd Viscount Spencer of Althorp, 31 Oct. 1783; M.A. Trinity College, Cambridge, 1778; honorary D.C.L., Oxford, 1793; M.P. for Northamptonshire, 1780-82, and for Surrey, 1782-83; held other official and political offices; book collector; said to have formed at Althorp the finest private library in Europe, consisting of 40,000 books, including many examples of early illuminated works; b.1 September 1758, Wimbledon, London, England, son of John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer and Margaret Georgiana Poyntz; d. 10 November 1834 at age 76 at Althorp, Brington, Northamptonshire, England)
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        • 1988-05-03: new
        • 2016-05-28: revised
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