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Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer of Wormleighton

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Wormleighton, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Wormleighton, Warwickshire, England
Place of Burial: Spencer Family Vault, St Mary the Virgin with St John Churchyard, Great Brington, Northamptonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Spencer (c.1549-1600) MP and Mary Margareta Catlyn
Husband of Margaret Spencer, Lady and Baroness Margaret Spencer
Father of Mary Grace Anderson, Dame; Mary Spencer; Elizabeth Spencer; John Spencer; William Spencer, 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton and 3 others
Half brother of Mary Ballard (Spencer)

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About Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer of Wormleighton

"Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer of Wormleighton KG (1570 – 25 October 1627) was an English peer, landowner and MP from the Spencer family."

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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Spencer,_1st_Baron_Spencer_of_Wormleighton

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13928240

http://geneall.net/en/name/3447/robert-spencer-1st-baron-de-spencer/

https://histfam.familysearch.org//getperson.php?personID=I50834&tree=EuropeRoyalNobleHous

https://histfam.familysearch.org//getperson.php?personID=I230725&tree=London

https://histfam.familysearch.org//getperson.php?personID=I35298&tree=Nixon

http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1558-1603/member/spencer-robert-1570-1627

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10526.htm#i105260

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Citations / Sources:

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/1, page 159-160.

[S9] Charles Kidd and David Williamson, editor, DeBretts Peerage and Baronetage (London, U.K.: DeBrett's Peerage, 1999), volume 2, page 1870.

[S11] Some Account of the Lord Mayors and Sheriffs of the City of London, During the First Quarter of the Seventeenth Century, 1601-1625, Cokayne, George Edward, (London: Phillimore, 1897), FHL book 942.1/L1 E4co; FHL microfilm 454075 item ., p. 9.

[S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 211.

[S302] #12690 Genealogical memoirs of the extinct family of Chester of Chicheley : their ancestors and descenda, Waters, Robert Edmond Chester, (London : Robson, 1878. 2 v. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1963-1982), FHL microfilm 990151 Items 1 - 2., vol. 1 p. 318.

[S311] #3948 The Visitations of the County of Nottingham in the Years 1569 and 1614: with Many Other Descents of the Same County (1871), Marshall, George W., (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 4. London: [Harleian Society], 1871), FHL book 942 B4h volume 4; FHL microfilm 086,959 item 1., vol. 4 p. 149.

[S367] #1848 The Visitation of the County of Warwick in the Year 1619 (1877), Camden, William, (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 12. London: [Harleian Society], 1877), FHL book 942 B4h volume 12; FHL microfilm 162,048 item 2., p. 285.

[S382] #2032 The Visitations of Hertfordshire: Made by Robert Cooke, Esq., Clarencieux, in 1572, and Sir Richard St. George, Kt., Clarencieux, in 1634, with Hertfordshire Pedigrees from Harleian Mss. 6147 and 1546 (1886), Metcalfe, Walter C. (Walter Charles), (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 22. London: Mitchell and Hughes, 1886), FHL book 942 B4h volume 22., vol. 22 p. 109.

[S544] Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry : including American families with British ancestry, Burke, John Bernard, Sir, (London : Burke's Peerage, 1939. Volumes 2 and 3 are digitized online), 942 D2buga 1939., vol. 3 p. 2960.

[S586] Historical Southern families, Boddie, John Bennett, (Redwood City, California : Pacific Coast Publishers, 1957-1980), 975 D2b., vol. 4 p. 151.

[S946] Royal Descent of 500 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Roberts, Gary Boyd, (1990), p. 558.


When Sir Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Specer of Wormleighton, KG, MP was born in 1570 in Wormleighton, Warwickshire, England, his father, SIR, was 24 and his mother, Baroness, was 49. He married Lady Margaret Spencer nee' Willoughby (of Wollation) on February 15, 1587. They had seven children during their marriage. He died on October 25, 1627, in his hometown at the age of 57, and was buried in Great Brington, Northamptonshire, England.

Birth

Sir Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Specer of Wormleighton, KG, MP was born in 1570 in Wormleighton, Warwickshire, England, to Baroness Lady Katherine Spencer nee' Kitson, age 49, and SIR John III Baron Spencer of Althorpe Spencer Knight, age 24.

Wormleighton, Warwickshire, , England

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4 Mar 1570, Age 0 Baptism

Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, England

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8 Nov 1580, Age 10 Death of Brother

His brother Thomas died on November 8, 1580, when Sir Robert was 10 years old.

Brington, Warwickshire, , England

Thomas Spencer


1558–1580

   

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1584, Age 14 Death of Brother

His brother Edward died in 1584 in Hertfordshire, England, when Sir Robert was 14 years old.

Offley, Hertfordshire, England

Edward Spencer


1561–1584

   

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8 Nov 1586, Age 16 Death of Father

His father Knight Sir John passed away on November 8, 1586, in Rockingham, Northamptonshire, England, at the age of 69.

Rockingham, Northamptonshire, England

Knight Sir John Spencer of Althorp


1517–1586

   

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8 Nov 1586, Age 16 Death of Mother

His mother Baroness Lady Katherine Spencer passed away on November 8, 1586, at the age of 65.

Brington, Northamptonshire, England

Baroness Lady Katherine Spencer nee' Kitson


1521–1586

   

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15 Feb 1587, Age 17 Marriage

Sir Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Specer of Wormleighton, KG, MP married Lady Margaret Spencer nee' Willoughby (of Wollation) on February 15, 1587, when he was 17 years old.

Brington, Northamptonshire, England

Lady Margaret Spencer nee' Willoughby (of Wollation)

1571–1597

 

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1587, Age 17 Marriage

Sir Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Specer of Wormleighton, KG, MP was married in 1587 when he was 17 years old.


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1587 Age 17, Death of Sister

His sister Ann died in 1587 in Gillingham, Dorset, England, when Sir Robert was 17 years old.

Gillingham, Dorset, England

Ann Spencer


1556–1587

   

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24 Aug 1588, Age 18 Birth of Daughter

His daughter Dame Mary Grace Anderson was born on August 24, 1588, in Althorp, Northamptonshire, England.

Althorp, Northamptonshire, England

Dame Mary Grace Anderson nee' Spencer


1588–1658

   

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30 Nov 1589, Age 19 Birth of Daughter

His daughter Lady Elizabeth Fane was born on November 30, 1589, in Althorp, Northamptonshire, England.

Althorp, Northamptonshire, England

Lady Elizabeth Fane nee' Spencer


1589–1618

   

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6 Dec 1590, Age 20 Birth of Son

His son Sir John was born on December 6, 1590, in Althorp, Northamptonshire, England.

Althorp, Northamptonshire, England

Sir John Spencer


1590–1610

   

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Dec 1592, Age 22 Birth of Son

His son Sir William (Lord) was born in December 1592.

Althorpe, Northamptonshire, England

Sir William (Lord) Spencer (2nd Baron of Wormleighton,KB,MP)


1592–1636

   

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21 Oct 1593, Age 23 Birth of Son

His son Sir Richard was born on October 21, 1593, in Orpington, Kent, England.

Orpington, Kent, , England

Sir Richard Spencer


1593–1667

   

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2 Mar 1594, Age 24 Birth of Son

His son Sir Edward was born on March 2, 1594, in London, London, England.

Boston House, London, England

Sir Edward Spencer


1594–1656

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14 Aug 1597, Age 27 Birth of Daughter

His daughter Margaret was born on August 14, 1597, in Althorp, Northamptonshire, England.

Althorp, Northamptonshire, England

Margaret Spencer


1597–1613

   

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17 Aug 1597, Age 27 Death of Wife

His wife Lady Margaret Spencer passed away on August 17, 1597, at the age of 26. They had been married 10 years.

Brington, Northamptonshire, England

Lady Margaret Spencer nee' Willoughby (of Wollation)


1571–1597

   

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9 Jan 1599, Age 29 Death of Father

His father SIR John III Baron Spencer of Althorpe passed away on January 9, 1599, in London, London, England, at the age of 53.

London, London, England

SIR John III Baron Spencer of Althorpe Spencer Knight


1546–1599

   

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9 Jan 1599, Age 29 Death of Brother

His brother SIR John III Baron Spencer of Althorpe died on January 9, 1599, in London, London, England, when Sir Robert was 29 years old.

London, London, England

SIR John III Baron Spencer of Althorpe Spencer Knight


1546–1599

   

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13 Jan 1599, Age 29 Death of Brother

His brother Edmund died on January 13, 1599, when Sir Robert was 29 years old.

Edmund Spenser


1552–1599

   

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9 Nov 1603, Age 33 Death of Sister

His sister Elizabeth died on November 9, 1603, when Sir Robert was 33 years old.

London, Middlesex, , England

Elizabeth Spencer


1547–1603

   

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18 Dec 1609, Age 39 Death of Brother

His brother William died on December 18, 1609, in Yarnton, Oxfordshire, England, when Sir Robert was 39 years old.

Yarnton, Oxfordshire, , England

William Spencer


1555–1609

   

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16 Aug 1610, Age 40 Death of Son

His son Sir John passed away on August 16, 1610, in Blois, Loir-et-Cher, France, at the age of 19.

Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France

Sir John Spencer


1590–1610

   

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6 Dec 1613, Age 43 Death of Daughter

His daughter Margaret passed away on December 6, 1613, at the age of 16.

Margaret Spencer


1597–1613

   

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19 Nov 1618, Age 48 Death of Daughter

His daughter Lady Elizabeth Fane passed away on November 19, 1618, in London, London, England, at the age of 28.

London, London, England

Lady Elizabeth Fane nee' Spencer


1589–1618

   

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5 Jan 1619, Age 49 Death of Mother

His mother Lady Mary Margaret Spencer passed away on January 5, 1619, at the age of 64.

Brington, Northamptonshire, England

Lady Mary Margaret Spencer nee Catlyn


1555–1619

   

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1620, Age 50 Death of Sister

His sister Sarah Susan died in 1620 when Sir Robert was 50 years old.

Ireland

Sarah Susan Spencer


1560–1620

   

1620 • Ireland

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Nov 1624, Age 54 Death of Brother

His brother Richard died in November 1624 in Hertfordshire, England, when Sir Robert was 54 years old.

Offley, Hertfordshire, England

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Richard Spencer


1559–1624

   

Nov 1624 • Offley, Hertfordshire, England

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4 Apr 1626, Age 56 Death of Sister

His sister Mary died on April 4, 1626, in Suffolk, England, when Sir Robert was 56 years old.

Withersfied, Suffolk, England

Mary Spencer


1551–1626

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25 Oct 1627, Age 57 Death

Sir Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Specer of Wormleighton, KG, MP died on October 25, 1627, in Wormleighton, Warwickshire, England, when he was 57 years old.

Wormleighton, Warwickshire, , England

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Burial

Great Brington, Northamptonshire, England

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Residence

Sir Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Specer of Wormleighton, KG, MP lived in England.

England

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Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer of Wormleighton's Timeline

1570
1570
Wormleighton, Warwickshire, England
1588
August 24, 1588
Age 18
Althorp, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
August 24, 1588
Age 18
Althorp, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
1589
1589
Age 19
UK
1590
December 6, 1590
Age 20
UK
1591
December 1591
Age 21
Althorp, Northamptonshire, England
1593
1593
Age 23
UK
1594
1594
Age 24
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1597
1597
Age 27
UK