Dorothy Spencer

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Lady Dorothy Saville (Spencer)

Birthdate: (30)
Birthplace: Althorpe, Northamptonshire, UK
Death: December 16, 1670 (26-34)
Lincoln's Inn, London, Middlesex, UK
Place of Burial: Thornhill, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Spencer, 1st Earl of Sunderland and 3rd Earl Spencer and Dorothy Sydney, Countess of Sunderland
Wife of Sir George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax
Mother of Anne Vaughan; Sir William Savile, 2nd Marquess of Halifax and George Savile
Sister of Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland; Penelope Spencer and Henry Spencer
Half sister of Robert Smith (Smythe), Jr. and William Smith

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About Dorothy Spencer

Lady of Sunderland

Dorothy Savile, Viscountess Halifax (née Spencer) (1640 – 16 December 1670) was the first wife of George Savile, 1st Viscount Halifax and the daughter of Henry Spencer, 1st Earl of Sunderland. Her mother was the former Lady Dorothy Sidney.[1] Lady Dorothy married George Savile on 29 December 1656, and they had two children: William Savile, 2nd Marquess of Halifax [2] Anne Savile, later Countess of Carberry In 1667, George Savile was created Viscount Halifax, but his elevation to the title of Marquess of Halifax came some years after Dorothy's death.

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Dorothy Spencer's Timeline

Althorpe, Northamptonshire, UK
Age 23
Age 25
December 16, 1670
Age 30
London, Middlesex, UK
December 31, 1670
Age 30
Thornhill, Yorkshire, England