Friday, March 24, 2023

George Cecil Robert Maurice Spencer 1932-2023

 George Cecil Robert Maurice (Bobby) Spencer, who died at West Palm Beach, Florida, USA, 22 March, 2023, aged 90, was a scion of the Earls Spencer, and was heir presumptive to the earldom until the birth of Viscount Althorp in 1994.

He was born 14 July, 1932, and known as Robert or Bobby, son of Capt the Hon George Charles Spencer, RN (1903-1982), and his wife the former Barbara Blumenthal (died 1978); and was unmarried.

He was a grandson of the 6th Earl Spencer (1857-1922), a nephew of the 7th Earl (1892-1975), a first cousin of the 8th Earl (1924-92), and a first cousin once removed of Diana, Princess of Wales.

From the death of his cousin, the 8th Earl, 29 March, 1992, until the birth of Louis Spencer, Viscount Althorp, 14 March, 1994, he was heir presumptive to the Spencer earldom and Viscountcy of Althorp.


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