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Old and remarkable trees on the estates of Earl Spencer in Northamptonshire

F. Mitchell

Old and remarkable trees on the estates of Earl Spencer in Northamptonshire

by F. Mitchell, Forester,Harlestone, Northamptonshire.

by F. Mitchell

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Published by (s.n) in (s.l) .
Written in English


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Article taken from: Transactions of Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society.

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Open LibraryOL17471423M

  But not so for Earl Spencer, the younger brother of Princess Diana, who is happily wiling away the hours at Althorp House, his family seat in the Northamptonshire countryside. Charles, 55, is isolating at the room property, with his third wife, Karen, and their seven-year-old daughter Lady Charlotte Diana Spencer. Charles Edward Maurice Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, DL (born 20 May ), styled Viscount Althorp between and , is the younger brother of Diana, Princess of is also a British peer, author, print journalist, and h his sister Diana he is the maternal uncle of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, and the grand-uncle of both Prince George of.

Althorp is a Grade I listed stately home and estate in also gives it name to the parish. The Althorp Estate extends to s acres. By road, Althorp is about six miles northwest of the county town, has been held by the prominent aristocratic Spencer family for more than years, and has been owned by Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer since The memorial to his sister Diana features a quote from the Earl (surely her own words honoured her more). On the driveway we are informed by another stone monument that "This avenue was planted by Charles Ninth Earl Spencer in January to commemorate the life of his youngest sister Diana Princess of Wales" TripAdvisor reviews.

  Althorp House: Althorp's memorable visit - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Northampton, UK, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews. He speculates that these related Comptons might have been descendants of either Charles Compton or Francis Compton who were both younger sons of Spencer Compton, the 2nd Earl of Northampton. Elsewhere in the book he tells how Charles Compton, (), was married to Mary Fermor in and had four sons and one daughter.


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Earl Spencer is, however, hoping that his son Louis will be less blasé when he takes possession of acre Althorp estate in Northamptonshire. The 3rd Earl Spencer () married in Esther, daughter and heir of Richard Acklom of Wiseton (Nottinghamshire).

The 4th Earl () married in Elizabeth, daughter and co-heir of William Poyntz of Midgham (Berkshire) (d. ) by Elizabeth, sister of George Browne, 8th Viscount Montagu (d. ), and co-heir to the Cowdray (Sussex) estates.

Earl Charles Spencer, 55, has also been signing the book for visitors at the family's Althorp House estate in Northamptonshire Princess Diana's niece, 28, 'dating year-old.

48 Years ago yesterday at The Old White Hart in Far Cotton. We lived at the top of Park Drive when we got married. A few people from the Heath/Spencer or with connections. It's a slim chance now but you might recognise someone With apologies for the size of the photo.

Earl Spencer inherited the family seat in Northamptonshire on the death of his father in Althorp boasts years worth of art and family relics and is the final resting place of Princess : Stephanie Linning For Mailonline.

Charles Spencer 9th Earl inherited the estate as his grandfather’s eightieth birthday was in and the local paper in Northamptonshire took a photograph of him, Charles and his father.

Charles Spencer was based in Sandringham and Althorp was known as very Edwardian. Althorp House in Northamptonshire was built in and has been the family seat of the Spencer Family for nineteen generations. The Althorp Estate offers unique possibilities for filming and photography – either in the room House, in the beautiful acre Park, or on the wiacre Estate.

Subscribe to news about the. PRINCESS Diana’s brother Earl Charles Spencer is selling copies of the eulogy he read at her funeral for £30 – and you can get signed copies. The blue bound book includes the full text he. Althorp is the family home of Earl and Countess Spencer, but for many people it is more popular as the childhood home of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Though the house has been open to the public sinceit is really in the period following Diana's death that Althorp has become extremely popular. Both John and his son John (d ), created Earl Spencer inspent little time at Althorp.

The house was remodelled by the latter's son George, second Earl (d ), while John, fifth Earl (d ), who inherited incarried out further work on the house in.

The Spencer family is an aristocratic family in the United d in the 15th century, it has spawned numerous aristocratic titles including the extant dukedom of Marlborough, the earldoms of Sunderland and Spencer, and the Churchill prominent members of the family during the 20th century were British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and British royal family member.

By the time of John Spencer, the 5 th Earl of Spencer also known as the Red Earl, inherited the estate in it was once again in financial debt. To clear the debt and maintain the estate’s many holdings, the majority of the large book collection was sold to.

degree tour of Althorp Earl Spencer's favourite place in Northants hundreds of thousands of people come to the Northamptonshire estate to pay their respects. voiced by Earl Spencer. - The Spencer family of England, past and present, going back years, mansions and ss Diana's family. See more ideas about Spencer family, Diana and Princess diana pins.

EARL SPENCER has launched a two-minute film of the Althorp estate but there isn’t a single shot of the lake and island where his sister Princess Diana. Jan 3, - Charles Spencer, the ninth Earl Spencer, leads a tour of Althorp, which has been presided over by his family for more than years.

The grand estate is. This is an incomplete index of the current and historical principal family seats of English royal, titled and landed gentry families.

Some of these seats are no longer occupied by the families with which they are associated, and some are ruinous – e.g. Lowther Castle. We arrived a little early and waited for the gates to be opened.

The walk up to the house is lined with oak trees. A tribute to Diana planted by her brother Earl Spencer. The welcome into the house was warm. No photos are allowed inside the house. I love a house that takes you back in time and this house certainly did not disappoint TripAdvisor reviews.

Charles, 55, is isolating at the room property, with his third wife, Karen, and their seven-year-old daughter Lady Charlotte Diana Spencer. Earl Spencer, the younger brother of Princess Diana, is happily wiling away the hours at Althorp House, the family seat in Northamptonshire, as seen above in an Instagram snap.

Earl Spencer rents out Diana's ancestral family home Althorp estate for £25,a-night to groups of up to Princess Diana's brother also charges £ a head for a five-course meal For a. Earl Spencer, who married for the third time at Althorp inraised £21million by selling a collection of paintings and valuables from the house the year before.

Diana’s grave and memorial are on an island in the Oval Lake within the estate, which covers a total of 14, acres.When George Spencer (2 nd Earl of Spencer) inherited the estate, he was very interested in his literary pursuits and his book collection turned the Althorp library into the one of the largest private libraries in Europe.

As George became an old man, his book collecting became an obsession as he attempted to collect every volume published in.Welcome to our Northamptonshire blog! News & views on all things tourism related in Northamptonshire.

An old book of Northamptonshire Read More. Laura 04th Jul The Earl Spencer & Revd Richard Coles launch celebration of Northamptonshire's .