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Spencer, Charles, third duke of Marlboroughlocked

  • John Cannon


Spencer, Charles, third duke of Marlborough (1706–1758), politician and army officer, was born on 22 November 1706, the third of the five children of Charles Spencer, third earl of Sunderland (1675–1722), a politician, and his second wife, Lady Anne Churchill (1683–1716). As the grandson of the first duke, ...

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