Person:Alice Spencer (25)

Alice Spencer
b.4 May 1559
d.23 Jan 1637
  1. Katharine Spencer - 1639
  2. John Spencer - 1599/0
  3. William Spencerabt 1552 - 1609
  4. Elizabeth Spencer1552 - 1618
  5. Anne Spencer - 1618
  6. Richard Spencer1553 - 1624
  7. Alice Spencer1559 - 1637
  1. Anne Stanley1580 - abt 1647
  2. Lady Frances Stanley1583 - 1635/6
  3. Lady Elizabeth Stanley1588 - 1633
m. 1600
Facts and Events
Name Alice Spencer
Gender Female
Birth[1] 4 May 1559
Marriage 1600 to Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley
Death[1] 23 Jan 1637
Reference Number? Q4726090?

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Alice Spencer, Countess of Derby (4 May 1559 – 23 January 1637) was an English noblewoman and noted patron of the arts. Poet Edmund Spenser represented her as "Amaryllis" in his eclogue Colin Clouts Come Home Againe (1595) and dedicated his poem The Teares of the Muses (1591) to her.

Her first husband was Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby, a claimant to the English throne. Alice's eldest daughter, Anne Stanley, Countess of Castlehaven, was heiress presumptive to Queen Elizabeth I. She married secondly in 1600 Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Alice Spencer, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Alice Spencer, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.