John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer 1924 – 1992

 John Spencer 8th Earl Spencer

Family tree for John showing:

  • Albert Spencer
    Earl Spencer
    1892 – 1975
    1897 – 1972


Short Biography

Edward John Spencer was born on 24th January 1924 to Albert Spencer and Frances Cynthia Hamilton. Known as John, he married Frances Roche in 1954 and they had 5 children – Sarah, Jane, John who died shortly after birth, Diana and Charles. They divorced in 1976 and he married Raine McCorquodale the same year.  Although he had suffered a stroke, Spencer walked his daughter, Diana, down the aisle when she married Prince Charles in 1981. He died of a heart attack on 29th March 1992.


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2020). John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer 1924 – 1927. Available: Last accessed July 13th, 2024