Biography of Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637

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Before Oct 1545 [her father] John Spencer 1524-1586 and [her mother] Katherine Kitson 1524-1586 were married.

On 04 May 1549 Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 was born to [her father] John Spencer 1524-1586 (25) and [her mother] Katherine Kitson 1524-1586 (25) at Althorp House, Daventry.

In 1576 [her husband] Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (36) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft 1544-1588 (32) were married (he was her first-cousin).

Around 1579 [her husband] Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 (20) and Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (29) were married.

On May 1580 [her daughter] Anne Stanley Countess Castlehaven 1580-1647 was born to [her husband] Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 (21) and Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (30) at Harefield.

After 10 Nov 1581 Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton 1544-1589 and [her sister] Anne Spencer Countess Dorset -1618 were married. Anne Spencer Countess Dorset -1618 by marriage Baroness Compton of Compton in Warwickshire.

In 1583 [her daughter] Frances Stanley Countess Bridgewater 1583-1636 was born to [her husband] Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 (24) and Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (33).

On 08 Nov 1586 [her father] John Spencer 1524-1586 (62) died. He was buried at St Mary and All Saints, Fotheringhay.

On 08 Nov 1586 [her mother] Katherine Kitson 1524-1586 (62) died.

On 06 Jan 1588 [her daughter] Elizabeth Stanley Countess Huntingdon 1588-1633 was born to [her husband] Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 (29) and Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (38) at Knowsley.

On 04 Dec 1592 Robert Sackville 2nd Earl Dorset 1561-1609 (31) and [her sister] Anne Spencer Countess Dorset -1618 were married.

On 25 Sep 1593 Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (62) died at Lathom. His son [her husband] Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 (34) succeeded 5th Earl Derby (3C 1485), 13th Baron Strange Knockin (2C 1299), 9th Baron Mohun Dunster, 6th Baron Stanley. Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (44) by marriage Countess Derby (3C 1485).

Around 1575 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby 1531-1593 (43).

On 16 Apr 1594 [her husband] Ferdinando Stanley 5th Earl Derby 1559-1594 (35) died from poisoning. His brother William Stanley 6th Earl Derby 1561-1642 (33) succeeded 6th Earl Derby (3C 1485).

In 1596 [her husband] Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (56) and Elizabeth More were married.

On 20 Oct 1600 [her husband] Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (60) and Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (51) were married.

On 15 Jan 1601 Henry Hastings 5th Earl Huntingdon 1586-1643 (14) and [her daughter] Elizabeth Stanley Countess Huntingdon 1588-1633 (13) were married.

On 27 Jun 1602 [her step-son] John Egerton 1st Earl Bridgewater 1579-1649 (23) and [her daughter] Frances Stanley Countess Bridgewater 1583-1636 (19) were married.

On 21 Jul 1603 [her husband] Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (63) was created 1st Baron Ellesmere. Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (54) by marriage Baroness Ellesmere.

On 28 Feb 1607 Grey Brydges 5th Baron Chandos 1580-1621 (27) and [her daughter] Anne Stanley Countess Castlehaven 1580-1647 (26) were married.

On 07 Nov 1616 [her husband] Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (76) was created 1st Viscount Brackley. Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (67) by marriage Viscountess Brackley.

On 15 Mar 1617 [her husband] Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (77) died.

On 27 May 1617 [her step-son] John Egerton 1st Earl Bridgewater 1579-1649 (38) was created 1st Earl Bridgewater (2C 1617). [her daughter] Frances Stanley Countess Bridgewater 1583-1636 (34) by marriage Countess Bridgewater (2C 1617).

On 22 Sep 1618 [her sister] Anne Spencer Countess Dorset -1618 died.

On 22 Jul 1624 Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1593-1631 (31) and [her daughter] Anne Stanley Countess Castlehaven 1580-1647 (44) were married at Harefield. Anne Stanley Countess Castlehaven 1580-1647 (44) by marriage Countess Castlehaven.

In 1633 [her daughter] Elizabeth Stanley Countess Huntingdon 1588-1633 (44) died.

In 1636 [her daughter] Frances Stanley Countess Bridgewater 1583-1636 (53) died.

On 23 Jan 1637 Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (87) died.

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Paternal Family Tree: Spencer

Maternal Family Tree: Margaret Donnington Countess Bath Count Eu 1509-1561

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Father: John Spencer 1524-1586

GrandFather: William Spencer 1496-1532

Great GrandFather: John Spencer 1455-1522

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Spencer 1440-1485

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Empson 1435-1532

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter Empson 1414-1473

Great GrandMother: Isabella Graunt

GrandMother: Susan Knightley

Great GrandFather: Richard Knightley 1455-1534

Mother: Katherine Kitson 1524-1586

GrandFather: Thomas Kitson 1485-1540

GrandMother: Margaret Donnington Countess Bath Count Eu 1509-1561

Great GrandFather: John Donnington of Stoke Newington