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Spencer, Charles (1674-1722) 3rd Earl of Sunderland, statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Sunderland, 3rd Earl (Also known as)
Surname: Spencer
Forenames: Charles
Gender: Male
Date: 1674-1722
Title: 3rd Earl of Sunderland
History: Marlborough's son-in-law. Envoy extraordinary to Vienna, 1705. Secretary of State, 1706; dismissed 1710. Lord Privy Seal, 1715. First Lord of Treasury, 1718. Succeeded to earldom, 1702.
Biography: ODNB link for Spencer, Charles (c 1674-1722) 3rd Earl of Sunderland
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275978 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P155108 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Charles Spencer
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
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1709 Oct 07: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: he is surprised that Briançon should be...
The National Archives, Kew
2
1710 Apr 14: Marlborough [to the earl of Sunderland]: the bearer, Mr. Jackson, has reported on the...
The National Archives, Kew
3
1708 May 07: Marlborough to Secretary the earl of Sunderland: he has written to Prince Eugene about...
The National Archives, Kew
4
1708 Oct 01: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: the action with de la Motte was greater than it...
The National Archives, Kew
5
1708 May 24: Marlborough to Lord Sunderland: he has received Sunderland's letter with Count...
The National Archives, Kew
6
1708 May 21: Marlborough to Secretary Lord Sunderland: he regrets that the Viennese court is so...
The National Archives, Kew
7
1708 Sep 24: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: Mr. [Lieutenant General] Erle has arrived at...
The National Archives, Kew
8
1710 Aug 04: Marlborough to Boyle: Lord Shannon's expedition is at an end. Marlborough's responses to...
The National Archives, Kew
9
1709 Aug 15: Marlborough to [?the earl of Sunderland], recommending to him M. Salis, a representative...
The National Archives, Kew
10
1709 Feb 11: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: on the subject of the Portuguese prisoners he...
The National Archives, Kew
11
1709 Jan 23: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: he sends an enclosure given him by the officer...
The National Archives, Kew
12
1708 Nov 01: Marlborough [to the earl of Sunderland]: he hopes that the earl of Raby may dissuade the...
The National Archives, Kew
13
1708 Oct 24: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: he has received the copies of the letters to Lord...
The National Archives, Kew
14
1708 Oct 09: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: he has unsuccessfully attempted to engage the...
The National Archives, Kew
15
1708 Oct 04: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: regarding the ill-treatment of the garrison of...
The National Archives, Kew
16
1708 Sep 29: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: the ammunition convoy from Ostend has arrived...
The National Archives, Kew
17
1708 Aug 13: Marlborough to Boyle: nothing is likely to satisfy the Russian ambassador. Marlborough...
The National Archives, Kew
18
1708 Jun 25: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: the bearer is the baron de Begue, envoy of the...
The National Archives, Kew
19
1708 Jun 17: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: he encloses a memorial from the marquis de...
The National Archives, Kew
20
1705 Aug 06: Marlborough to Harley: leave for three French officers to go to France. Lord Sunderland...
The National Archives, Kew
21
1705 Aug 03: Marlborough to Harley: he is gratified at the reception at home of his success against...
The National Archives, Kew
22
1710 Jul 03: Marlborough to Boyle: his concern at the replacement of the earl of Sunderland by Lord...
The National Archives, Kew
23
1710 Jun 26: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: he has ordered the release of Don Joseph Dazuera...
The National Archives, Kew
24
1710 Apr 14: Adam Cardonnel to [Robert] Pringle: an intercepted letter sent by Marlborough to...
The National Archives, Kew
25
1709 Nov 01: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: Palmes's account of the differences between the...
The National Archives, Kew
26
1709 Oct 29: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: the army crossed the Haine on Saturday to march...
The National Archives, Kew
27
1709 Oct 24: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: the garrison of Mons marched out the day before....
The National Archives, Kew
28
1709 Oct 22: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: the garrison of Mons will march out next day, the...
The National Archives, Kew
29
1709 Oct 21: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: the garrison of Mons has surrendered and hostages...
The National Archives, Kew
30
1709 Oct 18: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: he does not think the court of Stockholm will...
The National Archives, Kew
31
1709 Oct 10: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: progress of the siege [of Mons], which is being...
The National Archives, Kew
32
1709 Oct 03: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: capture of a French redoubt. Good progress of the...
The National Archives, Kew
33
1709 Sep 30: Marlborough to the earl of Sunderland: he is writing to Sunderland because of Boyle's...
The National Archives, Kew
34
1710 Jul 18: Chetwynd to Secretary [Henry] Boyle: on the earl of Sunderland's dismissal he will be...
The National Archives, Kew
35
papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1978
36
1704-1710: papers rel to New York and New Jersey (87 items)
Huntington Library
See NUC MS 61-1557
37
1705: journal
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
38
1705-07: household and personal accounts
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 10410 Spencer
39
1705-17: letters (15) to Lord Cowper
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 26283 Cowper

See HMC
40
1707-18: letters to James Dayrolle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
41
1708-09: corresp with Thomas Erle
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 1075
42
1714-18: corresp with William King
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 20078
43
1709-18: corresp with Francis Manning
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
44
1707-15: letters to Duke of Montrose
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 32572 Graham
45
1707-17: corresp with Sir John Norris
British Library, Manuscript Collections
46
1706-19: corresp with Lord Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
47
1705-7: corresp with George Stepney
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
48
1717-20: corresp with Lord Polwarth
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See HMC 67, Polwarth MSS I-II
49
1705: letters
British Library, Manuscript Collections
50
1708: letters received
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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