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George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough (1739 - 1817)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

Landowner, politician, in Britain. In 1762 he bought Zanetti’s gem collection; between 1764 and 1774 commissioned ‘Capability’ Brown to re-design Blenheim park. Son of Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough (1706-58); brother of artist Lady Diana Beauclerk (1734-1808); father of George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough (1766-1840).


Born: 1739

Died: 1817

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