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Spencer, George, fourth duke of Marlboroughlocked

  • G. Le G. Norgate
  • , revised by Stephen M. Lee


Spencer, George, fourth duke of Marlborough (1739–1817), politician, born on 26 January 1739, was the eldest son of Charles Spencer, third duke of Marlborough and fifth earl of Sunderland (1706–1758), and his wife, Elizabeth Trevor (d. 1761), the daughter of Thomas Trevor, ...

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