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Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland

Personal data
Date of birth23 April 1675
Date of death19 April 1722(age 46)
Place of deathLondon, England
Resting placeBrington, Northamptonshire, England
Birth nameCharles Spencer
NationalityEnglish
Political partyWhig
Spouse-Arabella Cavendish-1695-1698
-Anne Spencer, Countess of Sunderland (1683-1716)-Anne Churchill-1700-1716
-Judith Tichborne-1717-1722
OccupationStatesman
First Lord of the Treasury
In office21 March 1718 - 4 April 1721
MonarchGeorge I
Succeeded byRobert Walpole
Preceded byThe Viscount Stanhope
Lord President of the Council
In office16 March 1718 - 6 February 1719
MonarchGeorge I
Succeeded byThe Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull
Preceded byThe Duke of Devonshire

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Sir Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland KG PC (23 April 1675 - 19 April 1722), known as Lord Spencer from 1688 to 1702, was an English statesman. 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).


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