Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


My wife's ancestors - Sidney - Contents

Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough

Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough (see here),
born 1706,
of Blenheim Palace.
He mar Elizabeth Trevor.
He died 1758.
Elizabeth died 1761.
They had issue:

  1. Lady Elizabeth Spencer,
    born 29 Dec 1737.
    Called "Betty" by her brothers and husband.
    She mar March 1756 [him age 21, her age 18] to Henry Herbert, 10th Earl of Pembroke [born July 1734] and had issue.
    They mar at Langley, Buckinghamshire (Spencer family house).
    [Complete Peerage] says they mar 12 or 13 March. [PP, vol.1, p.29] says 23 March.

  2. George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough,
    born 1739, succ 1758, died 1817.
    Ancestor of Dukes of Marlborough.

  3. Diana Spencer,
    mar Topham Beauclerk and had issue.

Lady Elizabeth Spencer

Wife of 10th Earl of Pembroke.

Lady Elizabeth Spencer, and her son the 11th Earl of Pembroke (born 1759) as a boy.
By Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1764/67.
From (see terms of use).

Copy of the above that Lady Elizabeth Spencer had made (again by Sir Joshua Reynolds) in 1788 when she left her husband the 10th Earl of Pembroke.

Lady Elizabeth Spencer.
Engraving by Arthur N. Sanders, after painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
See full size. From NPG. See terms of use.

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