_.The engagement was announced (Daily Mail 26/3/2010) between Charles Edward Maurice [Spencer], 9th Earl Spencer (b 20 May 1964), only surv son of the late 8th Earl Spencer, MVO (1924-92), by his 1st wife, the Hon Frances Ruth Burke Roche (1936-2004), scion of the Barons Fermoy, & Bianca Jane, Lady Eliot (nee Ciambriello b 1976), dau of Joseph Cambriello, of Plymouth, by his wife Lesley K. Price, and widow of Jago Nicholas Aldo Eliot, styled Lord Eliot (1966-2006) son and heir of the 10th Earl of St.Germans, by his 1st wife, the Hon.
Jacquetta Jean Frederika Lampson, daughter of the 1st Baron Killearn.
Earl Spencer, brother of the late Diana, Princess of Wales has been wed twice before, 1stly 1989 (div 1997), (Catherine) Victoria Lockwood, by whom he has issue, (i) Hon Louis Frederick Spencer, styled Viscount Althorp (b. 14 Mar 1994), (i) Lady Kitty Eleanor Spencer (b. 28 Dec 1990), (ii) Lady Eliza Victoria Spencer (b. 10 Jul 1992)
(iii) Lady Katya Amelia Spencer (b. 10 Jul 1992); he married 2ndly, 2001 Caroline Victoria Freud (former wife of Matthew Rupert Freud, 2nd son of Sir Clement Raphael Freud, of 14 York House, Upper Montagu Street, London W1, and Westons, Walberswick, co. Suffolk, by his wife June Beatrice Flewett, dau. of H W Flewett), dau. of Rupert Hutton by his wife Mrs Malcolm Barr, and has issue by her, (ii) the Hon Edmund Charles Spencer (b. 6 Oct 2003), and (iv) Lady Lara Spencer (b. Apr 2006).
Lady Eliot has a son (heir to his grandfather's earldom) the the Hon. Albert Clarence Eliot, born shortly before 4 November, 2004, and twin daughters, the Hon. Ruby Eliot and the Hon. Violet Eliot, b. 7 April, 2003.