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Spencer, Sir Robert Cavendishlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


Spencer, Sir Robert Cavendish (1791–1830), naval officer, born on 24 October 1791, was the third son of George John Spencer, second Earl Spencer (1758–1834), and his wife, Lady Lavinia, eldest daughter of Charles Bingham, first Earl Lucan, and the brother of John Charles Spencer, ...

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