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Spencer, Charles, third earl of Sunderlandlocked

(1675–1722)
  • Henry L. Snyder

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Spencer, Charles, third earl of Sunderland (1675–1722), politician, was born on 23 April 1675, the second son of Robert Spencer, second earl of Sunderland (1641–1702), and his wife, Lady Anne Digby (1645/6–1715), the youngest daughter of George Digby, second earl of Bristol. He was born into politics and never left that arena from his earliest youth. He was educated at home; his tutor, ...

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