Cynthia Spencer, Countess Spencer

British countess; paternal grandmother of Diana, Princess of Wales (1897-1972)

Cynthia Ellinor Beatrix Spencer, Countess Spencer DCVO OBE (née Hamilton; 16 August 1897 – 4 December 1972) was a British peeress and the paternal grandmother of Diana, Princess of Wales.


The Countess Spencer

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Lady Spencer in 1939
Born
Lady Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Hamilton

(1897-08-16)16 August 1897
London, England
Died4 December 1972(1972-12-04) (aged 75)
Spouse(s)
ChildrenLady Anne Wake-Walker
Edward Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer
Parents
FamilyHamilton (by birth)
Spencer (by marriage)