Spencer, Charles, Earl of Sunderland, 1672-1750

Spencer, Charles, Earl of Sunderland, 1672-1750



  • Existence: 1672 - 1750


Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland known as Lord Spencer from 1688 to 1702, was an English statesman and nobleman from the Spencer family. He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1714–1717), Lord Privy Seal (1715–1716), Lord President of the Council (1717–1719) and First Lord of the Treasury (1718–1721).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Great Britain. Board of Trade letter

Mss 707113
Identifier: Mss 707113
Date(s): 1707-01-13
Scope and Contents

Letter to the Earl of Sunderland as Secretary of State for the Southern Department acknowledging that any business relating to his areas or responsibility will be discusses with him prior to action by the board.