Charles Spencer, Viscount Althorp, (left), aged 13, only son of the 8th Earl Spencer, (right), in their cellar at Althorp House, Northamptonshire, with some of their own wine, which is available to the public. The Viscount's older sister Diana became the Princess of Wales.
Althorp House Library, Northamptonshire, England, UK. Second Earl Spencer George John's fascination in literature began at a young age, and there is a Reynolds portrait in the house of him at Trinity College, Cambridge holding a book. By his later life, George John's collecting habit had become something of an obsession, and he attempted to collect every volume ever published in Britain.