Francis Spencer, 1st Baron Churchill
Born Lord Francis Almeric Spencer, he was the second youngest of the 4th Duke of Marlborough. From 1801–15, he was Member of Parliament (MP) for Oxfordshire and on his retirement from the Commons, was raised to the peerage as Baron Churchill, of Whichwood in the County of Oxford.
Lord Churchill married Lady Frances FitzRoy, daughter of Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, on 25 November 1800. He died in 1845 and was succeeded by his eldest son, Francis George. His third son was General The Hon. Sir Augustus Almeric Spencer, G.C.B..
- Lodge, Edmund et al. (1856). The peerage of the British empire as at present existing; arranged and printed from the personal communications of the nobility. Great Britain: London, Saunders and Otley. pp. 123–124.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Lord Churchill
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