John Spencer (died 1600)

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Sir John Spencer (c. 1549 – 9 January 1600) was an English nobleman, politician, landowner, sheriff, knight, and MP from the Spencer family.wikipedia
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Althorp

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Spencer was the son of Sir John Spencer (died 1586) of Althorp, Northamptonshire, and his wife Katherine Kitson, daughter of Sir Thomas Kitson of Hengrave, Suffolk. He succeeded his father in 1586, inheriting estates at Wormleighton, Warwickshire, and Althorp, Northamptonshire, and was knighted in 1588.
Only a boy at the time of William's death, his son John Spencer inherited Althorp and held it until his death in 1586, when he passed it to his son, also John, who died in 1600.

John Spencer (sheriff)

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Spencer was the son of Sir John Spencer (died 1586) of Althorp, Northamptonshire, and his wife Katherine Kitson, daughter of Sir Thomas Kitson of Hengrave, Suffolk.
He was succeeded by his eldest son, Sir John Spencer (died 1600).

Spencer family

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1549 – 9 January 1600) was an English nobleman, politician, landowner, sheriff, knight, and MP from the Spencer family.

Thomas Kitson

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Spencer was the son of Sir John Spencer (died 1586) of Althorp, Northamptonshire, and his wife Katherine Kitson, daughter of Sir Thomas Kitson of Hengrave, Suffolk.

Northampton (UK Parliament constituency)

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He was elected as one of the members of parliament for Northampton in 1572.

Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer of Wormleighton

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They had one son, Robert, who became the first Baron Spencer of Wormleighton.
He was born in Althorp, Northamptonshire, the son of John Spencer and Mary, daughter of Sir Robert Catlyn.

Robert Catlyn

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Spencer married Mary Catlyn, the only daughter and heiress of Sir Robert Catlin, who brought him estates in both Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.
By her he left an only daughter, Mary, who married first Sir John Spencer, and secondly Sir Robert Fowler.

Member of parliament

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1549 – 9 January 1600) was an English nobleman, politician, landowner, sheriff, knight, and MP from the Spencer family.

Northamptonshire

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Spencer was the son of Sir John Spencer (died 1586) of Althorp, Northamptonshire, and his wife Katherine Kitson, daughter of Sir Thomas Kitson of Hengrave, Suffolk.

Hengrave

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Spencer was the son of Sir John Spencer (died 1586) of Althorp, Northamptonshire, and his wife Katherine Kitson, daughter of Sir Thomas Kitson of Hengrave, Suffolk.

Suffolk

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Spencer was the son of Sir John Spencer (died 1586) of Althorp, Northamptonshire, and his wife Katherine Kitson, daughter of Sir Thomas Kitson of Hengrave, Suffolk.

Trinity College, Cambridge

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Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he then trained in the law at the Middle Temple.

Middle Temple

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Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he then trained in the law at the Middle Temple.

Wormleighton Manor

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He succeeded his father in 1586, inheriting estates at Wormleighton, Warwickshire, and Althorp, Northamptonshire, and was knighted in 1588.

Justice of the peace

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He was appointed a Justice of the Peace for Bedfordshire in 1577 and for Northamptonshire in 1584.

High Sheriff of Northamptonshire

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He was Sheriff of Northamptonshire for the year 1578–79 and again for 1590–91.

Great Brington

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Spencer died on 9 January 1600 and was buried in St Mary the Virgin Church, Great Brington, the parish church for Althorp.

Leicestershire

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Spencer married Mary Catlyn, the only daughter and heiress of Sir Robert Catlin, who brought him estates in both Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.

Duke of Marlborough (title)

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They had one son, Robert, who became the first Baron Spencer of Wormleighton.

Mary Catlin

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She married Sir John Spencer, son of Sir John Spencer of Althorp, Northamptonshire, and his wife Katherine Kitson, the daughter of Sir Thomas Kitson of Hengrave, Suffolk.

Elizabeth Spencer, Baroness Hunsdon

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She had three brothers, Sir John Spencer, Sir William Spencer, and Sir Richard Spencer; and three sisters, Anne Spencer, Baroness Mounteagle, Katherine Spencer, and Alice Spencer.