Secrets Of Althorp – The Spencers
Airs Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Credit: Courtesy of Pioneer Productions
View photos of this unique home.
The Spencer dynasty has produced politicians, military heroes, dukes and duchesses and will one day furnish Britain with a king: Diana’s son, Prince William.
Noted for their generosity, the Spencers once came to the rescue of a distant cousin fallen on hard times: the great-great-great-grandfather of George Washington.
Althorp House has hosted some of the kingdom’s most distinguished guests, and its rooms have witnessed scenes of great celebration, the first earl’s secret wedding to his sweetheart and most recently, the marriage of the current earl, who takes viewers on a personal tour around the noble manor that’s first of all his family home.
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