Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer

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Charles Edward Maurice Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, (born 20 May 1964), styled Viscount Althorp between 1975 and 1992, is a British nobleman, peer, author, journalist, and broadcaster.wikipedia
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Diana, Princess of Wales

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He is the younger brother of Diana, Princess of Wales, which makes him the maternal uncle of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. Spencer had three elder sisters: Sarah, Jane, and Diana.
She grew up with three siblings: Sarah, Jane, and Charles.

Frances Shand Kydd

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His parents were called Viscount and Viscountess Althorp, as his paternal grandfather, Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer, was still alive at the time of his birth.

Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales

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On 31 August 1997, his older sister Diana died after a car crash in Paris and Spencer delivered the eulogy at her funeral service held at Westminster Abbey six days later.
On top of the coffin were three wreaths of white flowers from her brother, the Earl Spencer, and her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.

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Speakers at the annual event have included the authors Bill Bryson, Helen Fielding, Antonia Fraser, and Boris Johnson.
His friends were largely from the wealthy upper-middle and upper classes; his best friends were Darius Guppy and Charles Spencer, both of whom accompanied him to the University of Oxford and remained friends into adulthood.

Lady Sarah McCorquodale

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Spencer had three elder sisters: Sarah, Jane, and Diana.
Her relationship with younger brother Earl Spencer has been volatile at the best of times.

Darius Guppy

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The wedding was held at the Church of St Mary, Great Brington, and Darius Guppy was the best man.
He is also known for his friendships with the Earl Spencer and Boris Johnson.

Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

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On 31 August 1997, his older sister Diana died after a car crash in Paris and Spencer delivered the eulogy at her funeral service held at Westminster Abbey six days later.
Protocol was disregarded when the guests applauded the speech by Diana's younger brother Earl Spencer, who strongly criticised the press and indirectly criticised the Royal Family for their treatment of her.

Althorp

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He also inherited Althorp, the family's ancestral seat in Northamptonshire. On 18 June 2011 at Althorp House, Spencer married Karen Gordon (born Karen Villeneuve, born 30 November 1972), a Canadian philanthropist, the founder and chief executive of Whole Child International, a charity based in Los Angeles that works to improve the lot of orphaned, abandoned, or abused children.
It has been held by the prominent aristocratic Spencer family for more than 500 years, and has been owned by Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer since 1992.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

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He is the younger brother of Diana, Princess of Wales, which makes him the maternal uncle of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.
At his mother's funeral, Harry, then 12, accompanied his father, brother, paternal grandfather, and maternal uncle, Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, in walking behind the funeral cortège from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey.

Victoria Aitken

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On 16 September 1989, Spencer, then known by the courtesy title of Viscount Althorp, married Victoria Lockwood (born 20 November 1965).
Catherine Victoria Aitken (née Lockwood; 25 November 1965) is a British former fashion model and former wife of Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, the younger brother of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge

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He is the younger brother of Diana, Princess of Wales, which makes him the maternal uncle of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.
William accompanied his father, brother, paternal grandfather Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and his maternal uncle Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, at his mother's funeral; they walked behind the funeral cortège from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey.

Lady Kitty Spencer

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She is the eldest child of the 9th Earl Spencer and a niece of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Earl Spencer (peerage)

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Upon his father's death on 29 March 1992, 27-year-old Spencer succeeded as 9th Earl Spencer, 9th Viscount Althorp, 9th Viscount Spencer of Althorp, 9th Baron Spencer of Althorp, and 4th Viscount Althorp.

Louis Spencer, Viscount Althorp

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He was born in Westminster, London, the fourth child and eldest son of Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, and his first wife, Victoria Lockwood.

Matthew Freud

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Caroline subsequently married the 9th Earl Spencer, brother of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Karen Spencer, Countess Spencer

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On 18 June 2011 at Althorp House, Spencer married Karen Gordon (born Karen Villeneuve, born 30 November 1972), a Canadian philanthropist, the founder and chief executive of Whole Child International, a charity based in Los Angeles that works to improve the lot of orphaned, abandoned, or abused children.
In June 2011, she married Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer at Althorp.

Spencer House, London

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Spencer House remains in the ownership of The Earl Spencer, the current titleholder being Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, brother of Diana, Princess of Wales.

John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer

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His parents were called Viscount and Viscountess Althorp, as his paternal grandfather, Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer, was still alive at the time of his birth.

Elizabeth II

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Spencer was born in London on 20 May 1964 and named Charles Edward Maurice, with Queen Elizabeth II as his godmother.

Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer

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His parents were called Viscount and Viscountess Althorp, as his paternal grandfather, Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer, was still alive at the time of his birth.

Princess of Wales

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Diana later became the Princess of Wales.

Eton College

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Spencer was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he studied Modern History.

Magdalen College, Oxford

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Spencer was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he studied Modern History.

History of the world

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Spencer was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he studied Modern History.