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|Spencer, John Poyntz, Viscount Althorp.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Nov. 16, 1853. [Eld.] s. of Frederick [4th] Earl Spencer (1847) (and Elizabeth Georgina, 2nd dau. of William Stephen Poyntz, M.P., of Cowdray, Sussex).
B. Oct. 27, 1835, in London.
Matric. Michs. 1854; M.A. 1857; Hon.
M.P. for South Northants., 1857.
Succeeded his father as 5th Earl Spencer, Dec. 27, 1857.
Groom of the Stole to the Prince Consort, 1859-61; to the Prince of Wales, 1862-6. K.G., 1865; K.P., 1868.
Viceroy of Ireland, 1869-74 and 1882-5 (during which time he had to deal with the Phoenix Park murders). Lord President of the Council, 1880-3 and 1886.
First Lord of the Admiralty, 1892-5. An Elder Brother of Trinity House.
Member of the Council of the Duchy of Cornwall, 1901-7. Keeper of the Privy Seal of the Duke of Cornwall, 1901-1907.
Chancellor of Victoria University, Manchester, 1892-1907.
Of Althorp Park, Northants.
Lord-Lieutenant of Northants., 1872-1908.
Married, July 8, 1858, Charlotte, 4th dau. of Frederick Charles William Seymour.
Died, s.p., Aug. 13, 1910; succeeded by his half-brother Charles R. (1877). (Burke, P. and B; Harrow Sch. Reg.; Who was Who; Walford, County Families; D.N.B.)
|John Poyntz SPENCER, Viscount Althorp |
Approx. lifespan: 18351910
pens. Trinity College adm1853:11:16
Eld.] s. of Frederick SPENCER [4th] Earl Spencer (1847) (and Elizabeth Georgina POYNTZ 2nd dau. of William Stephen POYNTZ M.P. of: Cowdray, Sussex , )
b. 1835:10:27 in London ,
Sch: Harrow School Harrow, [Middlesex],
M.P. for: : South Northamptonshire , 1857
Succeeded his father as 5th Earl SPENCER 1857:12:27
Groom of the Stole to the Prince Consort 1859-61
to the Prince of Wales 1862-66
Viceroy of Ireland , 1869-74, and 1882-5
(during which time he had to deal with the Phoenix Park murders)
Lord President of: : Council 1880-3, and 1886
First Lord of Admiralty 1892-95
An Elder brother of Trinity House.
Member of: Council of Duchy of Cornwall , 1901-07
Keeper of: : Privy Seal of the Duke of Cornwall 1901-1907
Chancellor of: : Sch: Victoria University Victoria, Manchester, [Lancashire], 1892-1907
Of Althorp Park, Althorp, Northamptonshire ,
Lord-Lieutenant of: Northamptonshire , 1872-1908
m. 1858:07:08 Charlotte SEYMOUR 4th dau. of Frederick Charles William SEYMOUR
d., s.p. 1910:08:13
succeeded by his half-brother Charles R. (1877)
(Burke, P. and B; Harrow School Reg.; Who was Who ; Walford, County Families; D.N.B .)