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About Sr. William Spencer, 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton

William Spencer, 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton (c. December 1591 – 19 December 1636) was an English peer.

William Spencer was born to Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer of Wormleighton and his wife, Margaret Willoughby, and was baptised on 4 January 1591 at Brington, Northamptonshire. He attended Magdalen College, Oxford and became a Member of Parliament for Brackley in 1614, for Northamptonshire (1620–22 & 1624–27). From 6 May 1618 to 1621, Spencer held the office of Deputy Lieutenant of Northamptonshire. On 25 October 1627, he succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton.

In 1615, William Spencer married Lady Penelope Wriothesley, daughter of Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton. Their eldest son was Henry Spencer, 1st Earl of Sunderland.

-------------------- Baron Spencer of Wormleighton (England). Christening on Jan. 4, 1591/1592 in Brington, Northamptonshire, England.

-------------------- William Spencer, 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton was educated in 1607 at Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Brackley in 1614.

He was invested as a Knight Bachelor on 4 November 1616.

He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Northamptonshire from 6 May 1618 to 1621.

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Northamptonshire from 1620 to 1622.

He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Northamptonshire in 1624.

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Northamptonshire from 1624 to 1625.

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Northamptonshire in 1626.

He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton [E., 1603] on 25 October 1627. -------------------- William Spencer, 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton (christened 4 January 1591 – 19 December 1636) was an English peer from the Spencer family. 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton.jpg

Spencer was the son of Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer of Wormleighton, and his wife, Margaret Willoughby, and was baptised on 4 January 1591 at Brington, Northamptonshire. He attended Magdalen College, Oxford, and became a Member of Parliament for Brackley in 1614, for Northamptonshire (1620–22 & 1624–27). From 6 May 1618 to 1621, Spencer held the office of Deputy Lieutenant of Northamptonshire. On 25 October 1627, he succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton. Lord Spencer married Lady Penelope Wriothesley, daughter of Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, in 1615. He died in December 1636, aged 45, and was succeeded by his eldest son, Henry, who was created Earl of Sunderland in 1643. Lord Spencer's second son the Honourable Robert was created Viscount Teviot in 1685.

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Sr. William Spencer, 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton's Timeline

1591
December 1591
Althorp, Northamptonshire, England
1592
January 4, 1592
1617
1617
Age 25
Tichfield,Southamptonshire,England
1618
February 16, 1618
Age 26
Brington, Northamptonshire, UK
1620
November 23, 1620
Age 28
November 23, 1620
Age 28
Althorpe, Northamptonshire, England
1621
October 3, 1621
Age 29
England, United Kingdom
1623
1623
Age 31
1625
December 29, 1625
Age 34
Althorpe, Northamptonshire, UK
1627
July 1627
Age 35
Brington,,Northamptonshire,England