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See Spencer, George, fourth duke of Marlborough

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Conway, Edward, second Viscount Conway and second Viscount Killultagh (bap. 1594, d. 1655), politician and book collector, was baptized at Arrow, Warwickshire, on 10 August 1594, the eldest son of Edward Conway, first Viscount Conway and first Viscount Killultagh (c. 1564–1631), of Ragley...

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Dent, John (1761–1826), politician and book collector, was born on 21 August 1761 and baptized at St Dunstan-in-the-West, London, on 13 September 1761, the son of Robert Dent (1731–1805), of Child & Co.'s bank, Temple Bar, London, and his wife, Jane Bainbridge (...

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Grenville, Thomas (1755–1846), politician and book collector, was born on 31 December 1755, the third son of George Grenville (1712–1770), politician, and Elizabeth (d. 1769), daughter of Sir William Wyndham. He was educated at Eton College from 1764 until 1771, and then entered ...

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Hoblyn, Robert (bap. 1710, d. 1756), politician and book collector, was born at Nanswhyden House, St Columb Major, and baptized at St Columb Major in Cornwall on 5 May 1710. He was the only son of Francis Hoblyn (1687–1711), a justice of the peace for ...

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Spencer, George John, second Earl Spencer (1758–1834), politician and book collector, was born at Wimbledon Park in Surrey on 1 September 1758, the only son of John Spencer, first Earl Spencer (1734–1783), politician and landowner, and his wife, (Margaret) Georgiana Spencer (1737–1814), the daughter of ...

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George John Spencer, second Earl Spencer (1758–1834) by John Singleton Copley, 1799–1806 Collection of the Earl Spencer, Althorp / Bridgeman Art Library