Spencer, Robert, 4th Earl of Sunderland

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Title: Earl of Sunderland

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Title: 1st Baron Spencer

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Epithet: son of Charles, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Vice- Treasurer of Ireland, etc

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Title: 4th Earl of Sunderland

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Title: Earl of Sunderland

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Title: Baron Spencer of Wormleighton

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referencedIn Vol. xlvii. (ff. 640). 1810-1813.William Wyndham Grenville, Baron Grenville; Prime Minister: Correspondence with Lord Auckland: 1787-1814.includes:ff. 1, 11, 41, 71, 211, 248, 250, 254, 335, 357, 364, 424, 451, 519, 588, 637 Nicholas Vansittart, Baro..., 1810-1813 British Library
referencedIn ASSIGNMENT by Robert Spencer, 4th Earl of Sunderland, of his father's library to Francis Godolphin, 2nd Earl of Godolphin, and Daniel Pulteney, as trustees; 1728. Signed. Seal.Francis Godolphin, 2nd Earl of Godolphin: Assignment of Sunderland Librar..., 1728 British Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. CCCXLIV (ff. 172). (1) Correspondence with her grandson, Robert Spencer, 4th Earl of Sunderland, including (f. 12) his list of his father's property and legacies, 1722; [1719?]-1729. Followed (ff. 15-17b) by a letter from the Du..., 1718-1729 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I.Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer: Household accounts: 1601-1622., 1601-1622 British Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. DLVI (ff. 240). Bills, receipts, accounts, lists of disbursements, etc., relating to the estates, investments and household expenditure of Sunderland and his family; 1698-1721, n.d. Partly French. Partly printed. See also Add. M..., 1698-1721 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II., 3/13 Feb. 167 ¾-21 Nov. / 1 Dec 1680.Francis Parry, Envoy to Portugal: Letter-books: 1668-1680.includes:ff. 2-148 b passim Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington: Letters to, from F. Parry: 1668-1678.: Copies. ff. 3 b-215 passim Sir Joseph W... British Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. DLV (ff. 208). (1) Miscellaneous family correspondence and papers; 1690s-1721. Partly French and Latin. ff. 1-32b. (2) Letters from Sunderland's mother-in-law, Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough; 1706-1720. See also Add. MS. 61443 ab..., 1690-1722 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANE0US official papers and letters, many of them being demands or orders for payment for public services, as carrying council letters, victualling ships for Ireland, etc.; 1446, 1561-1718. Among them are:-1. Acquittance from Henry Redford, Kn..., 1446-1718 British Library
referencedIn SIMILAR accompts, from 12 Jan. 162½ to 29 Dec. 1622; 11 Jan. to 23 Oct. 1634; and 28 Sept. 1643 to 4 Nov. 1647. Signed by Robert Spencer [1st Lord Spencer, of Wormleighton], William Spencer [2nd Lord Spencer], and H[enry] Barret. Paper. Folio. British Library
referencedIn Vol. DIV (ff. 174). (1) Lists, reports, etc., relating to pensions administered by Walter Chetwynd, paymaster of the King's pensions and bounties, and Jacob de la Motte Blagny, mostly for the new establishment of 1718; 1717-1720, n.d. Partly French. ..., 1716-1724 British Library
referencedIn WINDHAM PAPERS. Vol. II. (ff. 274). Correspondence of W. Windham with (a) Edmund Burke; 1783-1797. See Burke-Windham Correspondence (Roxburghe Club, 1910). f.1 (b) Charles James Fox; 1784-1806. f. 220. Among Burke's letters are a few to others (Mrs...., 1783-1809 British Library
referencedIn WINDHAM PAPERS. Vol. LXVIII. (ff. 282). Correspondence of W. Windham relating to the University of Oxford; 26 Aug. 1800-2 Dec. 1809. The letters relate chiefly to his proposed candidature for the representation of the University in Parliament in 1805... British Library
referencedIn TRANSCRIPTS of miscellaneous tracts and papers rel. to trade, currency and political questions, tempp. Hen. VIII, Eliz. I and Jas. I. The great majority of the documents, especially in the earlier part of the volume, concern matters under considerati..., 1603-1625 British Library
referencedIn LETTERS and papers relating to the family of Spencer, or Spenser, of Althorp, co. Northampton, and Wormleighton, co. Warwick; 1522-1656. Besides private letters and papers, there are many official documents, chiefly concerning the musters in co. Nort..., 1522-1656 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXXXIX (ff. 173). 1735-1744.includes:ff. 8-21b, 120-121b Francis Godolphin, 2nd Earl of Godolphin: Narratives by Duchess of Marlborough rel. to: 1735, 1740.ff. 47, 62, 77 Francis Godolphin, 2nd Earl of Godolphin: Reply to Chancery bill of ..., 1735-1744 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II.Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer: Household accounts: 1601-1622., 1601-1622 British Library
referencedIn HAMILTON AND GREVILLE PAPERS. Vol. XV (ff. 77). Miscellaneous papers of the Oxenden, Hamilton and Greville families; temp. Henry VIII [1509]-1804. Divided into the following sections:-(1) Manorial documents relating to Underdowne manor in Herne, co...., 1509-1804 British Library
referencedIn 35,068. MISCELLANEOUS original letters, etc. Paper; ff. 138. Folio., 16th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf Early Spencer Papers.75301-75350. Althorp Papers. Vols. i-l. Official, private, estate and household papers of Sir John Spencer I, of Wormleighton, co. Warw. and Althorp, co. Northant. (d.1522), and his descendants, chiefly Sir John Spencer II (d.158..., 1329-1717 British Library
referencedIn VOL. IV.-Correspondence of the Earl of Rochester from 1688 to 1705 (during the latter part of which time he was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland), and Papers relating to Edward, Lord Cornbury, his son (afterwards Earl of Clarendon), whilst Governor of New ..., 1688-1705 British Library
referencedIn TRESHAM PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 250). Correspondence and papers ; 1598-1605. Included are :--1. " Whether ye innocentt husbande may by law be bound to pay for his wyfe's recusancye." In Tresham's hand. An unascribed memorandum on this subject is calend..., 1598-1605 British Library
referencedIn FOX PAPERS. Vol. VIII (ff. 268). Correspondence with Dennis O'Bryen, dramatist and pamphleteer; 1789-1806. At f. 116 is a copy of a letter of Fox, 1802, made by Charles Richard Fox (Gen. 1863), the original of which is noted as purchased from Thomas ..., 1789-1806 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I., 20/30 July, 1668 -3/13 Feb. 167 ¾.Francis Parry, Envoy to Portugal: Letter-books: 1668-1680.includes:ff. 3-284 b passim Sir Joseph Williamson: Letters to, as Clerk to the Council and Secretary of State, from F. Parry: 1668-1679.: Copies. f... British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL LETTERS, principally addressed to Lawrence Hyde (afterwards Earl of Rochester), and to his brother, Henry Hyde, second Earl of Clarendon, during the mission of the former to Nimeguen and the Hague, with others of earlier and later date, 1631..., 1631-1695 British Library
referencedIn Vol. DLXIII (ff. 165). (1) Papers relating to Sunderland's will, including (ff. 5-12) a narrative and legal queries by Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough relating to the seizure of his papers by the government after his death; 1717-1723. See also Add. MS...., 1717-1731 British Library
referencedIn TRANSCRIPTS of political and other letters and papers, collected for Sir Francis Fane, cr. Earl of Westmoreland in 1624, to whom and to whose family and estates, especially in co. Kent, many of the documents refer. The contents, which relate chiefly ..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. DLXVIII (ff. 222). (1) Legal, official and parliamentary papers of the Duke; 1730-1756: — (a) Bonds, etc., of the Duke; 1730, 1744. Partly printed, signed and copies. ff. 1-4b; — (b) 'An Act for Providing a Maintenance for the Marquis of Blandfo..., 1721-1761 British Library
referencedIn Vol. i. (ff. 403). 1660-1775.includes:f. 1 Art. Treatises: "Arrest" of Louis XIV. for the protection of the art of engraving: 1660.: Printed. f. 4 John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich: Letter to the States-General: 1748.: Copy. f. 5 Thomas Pelham-Hol..., 1660-1775 British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI (ff. 283). 30 June 1800-22 Nov. 1806.includes:f. 2 Richard Fitch: Letter to W. Frogatt: 1800. f. 3 Barott Hendrik August van Kinckel, Dutch Admiral: Letters to T. Grenville: 1799, 1800.: Fr. ff. 5, 13, 51 Euseby Cleaver, Bishop of Ferns; Arch... British Library
referencedIn EDMONDES PAPERS. Vol. VI. (ff. 387). 28 March, 1609 -24 March, 1610[1]. A truce for twelve years having been signed at Antwerp on 9 April, 1609, the letters of Edmondes from Brussels, of Carew from Paris, of Cornwallis from Madrid, and of Winwood fr... British Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. CCCLXXI (ff. 118). (1) Correspondence , accounts and papers relating to the Duchess's Rangership of Windsor Great Park:— (a) Correspondence and papers relating to disputes about her grant; 1711-1742. Partly copies. ff. 1-39; — (..., 1702-1745 British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL LETTERS and documents, official and private; 1513-1839. Arranged in two series, English and Foreign, as follows:-I. English Series:-1. Warrant of Henry VIII. to [George Talbot, 4th] Earl of Shrewsbury, " Steuard of our houshold and Lieute..., 1513-1839 British Library
referencedIn VOL. III-Continuation of the Correspondence of the Earl of Clarendon (whilst Lord Lieutenant of Ireland) with the Earls of Rochester and Sunderland (including a few to the King, fr. 44, 118, 152), from 4 July, 1686, to 22 Jan. 168 6/7, ff. 4-435-Inte... British Library
referencedIn Vol.. VII (ff. 272). 20 Jan. 1807-23 Dec. 1809.includes:ff. 1-268 passim Charles Grey, Viscount Howick; 2nd Earl Grey, Prime Minister: Letters to T. Grenville: 1806-1820. f. 4 William Marsden, Secretary of the Admiralty 1804-1807; orientalist: Letter... British Library
referencedIn Vol. DLXXVIII (ff. 201). Accounts and vouchers of later Dukes of Marlborough and their families; 1728-1822. See also Add. MS. 61671, ff. 95-123 above. (1) The 3rd Duke, his wife and their daughter Diana, supplementing Add. MS. 61666-61669 above; 1728..., 1728-1822 British Library
referencedIn VOL. II.-Letters from the Earl of Clarendon (originals and official copies) whilst Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, addressed to the Earl of Rochester, Lord High Treasurer, and [Robert Spencer] Earl of Sunderland, Lord President, (with a few to King James... British Library
referencedIn Vol. DLXVII (ff. 255). (1) Correspondence of the Duke with his wife, continuing Add. MS. 61666 above; 1758, n.d. See B. C. Erskine, Lady Diana Beauclerk, Her Life and Work, 1903, pp. 32-41. ff. 1-71b. (2) General correspondence of the Duke; 1729-[175..., 1729-1759 British Library
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