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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 Baroness Margaret Spencer
Father of Mary Spencer; Elizabeth Spencer; John Spencer; William Spencer, 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton; Richard Spencer and 2 others
Half brother of Mary Ballard (Spencer)

Managed by: Arthur Rexford Whittaker
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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."




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.

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

Wormleighton, Warwickshire, England
August 24, 1588
Age 18
Althorp, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 19
December 6, 1590
Age 20
December 1591
Age 21
Althorp, Northamptonshire, England
Age 23
Age 24
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Age 27
October 25, 1627
Age 57
Wormleighton, Warwickshire, England