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Biography of Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643

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Before 23 Nov 1620 Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 was born to William Spencer 2nd Baron Spencer Wormleighton 1591-1636 (29) and Penelope Wriothesley Baroness Spencer Wormleighton 1598-1667 (22) at Althorp House, Daventry, Northamptonshire .

On 23 Nov 1620 Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 was christened at St Mary the Virgin Church, Great Brington, Northamptonshire .

On 31 Aug 1636 Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 (15) graduated at Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire .

On 19 Dec 1636 William Spencer 2nd Baron Spencer Wormleighton 1591-1636 (45) died . His son Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 (16) succeeded as 3rd Baron Spencer Wormleighton .

On 20 Jul 1639 Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 (18) and Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland 1617-1683 (22) were married at Penhurst, Rother, Sussex . Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland 1617-1683 (22) by marriage Baroness Spencer Wormleighton . Her long-term suitor Edmund Waller Poet 1606-1687 (33) wrote a long, graceful, and eminently sober letter to the bride's sister (12) on the occasion of the wedding.

In 1640 Dorothy Spencer 1640-1670 was born to Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 (19) and Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland 1617-1683 (23)

On 05 Sep 1641 Robert Spencer 2nd Earl Sunderland 1641-1702 was born to Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 (20) and Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland 1617-1683 (24) at Paris

In 1642 Penelope Spencer 1642-1667 was born to Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 (21) and Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland 1617-1683 (25)

In 1643 Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 (22) was created 1st Earl Sunderland (2C 1643) . Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland 1617-1683 (26) by marriage Countess Sunderland (2C 1643) .

On 20 Sep 1643 Henry Spencer 1st Earl Sunderland 1620-1643 (22) died . His son Robert Spencer 2nd Earl Sunderland 1641-1702 (2) succeeded as 2nd Earl Sunderland (2C 1643) , 4th Baron Spencer Wormleighton

On 16 Jul 1667 Penelope Wriothesley Baroness Spencer Wormleighton 1598-1667 (68) died

In 1683 Dorothy Sidney Countess Sunderland 1617-1683 (66) died

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Spencer

Maternal Family Tree: Elizabeth Vernon Countess Southampton 1572-1655

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 24 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 15 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 21 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 16 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 8 Grand Son of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Kings Scotland: Great x 14 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 15 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 11 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: William Spencer 2nd Baron Spencer Wormleighton 1591-1636 Great x 8 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


GrandFather: Robert Spencer 1st Baron Spencer Wormleighton 1570-1627


Great GrandFather: John Spencer 1549-1600


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Spencer 1524-1586


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Spencer 1496-1532


Great x 3 GrandMother: Susan Knightley


Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Kitson 1524-1586


Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Kitson 1485-1540


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Donnington Countess Bath Count Eu 1509-1561


Great GrandMother: Mary Caitlin Unknown


GrandMother: Margaret Willoughby 1566-1597 Great x 7 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandFather: Francis Willoughby 1546-1596 Great x 6 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Willoughby 1517-1549 Great x 11 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward Willoughby 1467-1541 Great x 10 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Filiol 1475-1541


Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Grey 1520-1548 Great x 5 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 Great x 4 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Wotton Marchioness Dorset 1487-1535


Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Littleton


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Littleton -1595


Mother: Penelope Wriothesley Baroness Spencer Wormleighton 1598-1667 Great x 7 Granddaughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413


GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton 1573-1624 Great x 7 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton 1545-1581


Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton 1505-1550


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Wriothesley York Herald Rouge Croix -1513


Great x 3 GrandMother: Agnes Drayton of London


Great x 2 GrandMother: Jane Cheney Countess Southampton


Great GrandMother: Mary Browne Countess Southampton 1552- Great x 6 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandFather: Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 Great x 5 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: Anthony Browne 1500-1548 Great x 4 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Gage


Great x 2 GrandMother: Jane Radclyffe -1552 Great x 6 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex 1483-1542 Great x 8 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Stanley Countess Sussex -1534 Great x 5 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


GrandMother: Elizabeth Vernon Countess Southampton 1572-1655 Great x 6 Granddaughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413


Great GrandFather: John Vernon 1546-1592 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry IV King England 1367-1413


Great x 2 GrandFather: George Vernon 1520-1553 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry IV King England 1367-1413


Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Vernon 1476-1542 Great x 6 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Ludlow 1482-1531 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413