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Perceval, Spencer (1762-1812), English min-' ister, was the second son of John, Earl of Egmont. He was called to the bar in 1786, and entered Parliament as a supporter of Pitt in 1796. He became Solicitor-General in the Addington Administration in 1801, and Attorney-General in 1802. In 1807 he was made Chancellor of the Exchequer under the Duke of Portland, whom he succeeded as premier in 1809. In 1812 he was shot by a madman named Bellingham in the lobby of the House of Commons.