Paternal Family Tree: Compton


9G Grandson Edward III King England

11G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

18G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England


c 1673 born to James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton 1622-1681 and Mary Noel

c 1685 [12] educated at St Paul's School

c 1687 [14] educated at Trinity College

c 1689 [16] admitted at Middle Temple

1698 [25] was elected MP Eye

1707 [34] was appointed Paymaster of Pensions

1713 [40] was elected MP East Grinstead

1715 [42] was appointed Speaker of the House of Commons

1716 [43] was appointed Privy Council

1728 [55] was created 1st Baron Wilmington

1730 [57] was created 1st Viscount Pevensey

1730 [57] was created 1st Earl Wilmington

1733 [60] was appointed at Excise Crisis 551st Knight Garter: George II; as a reward for not following through with his threat to resign over the Excise Crisis.

16 Feb 1742 [69] was appointed Prime Minister

02 Jul 1743 [70] died



Father: James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton (8G GS Edward III)

GrandFather: Spencer Compton Mster of the Robes to the Prince of Wales (7G GS Edward III)

2G GrandFather: William Compton 1st Earl Northampton (6G GS Edward III)

3G GrandFather: Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton of Compton in Warwickshire (5G GS Edward III)

4G GrandFather: Peter Compton

4G GrandMother: Anne Talbot (4G GD Edward III)

3G GrandMother: Frances Hastings (6G GD Edward III)

4G GrandFather: Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (5G GS Edward III)

4G GrandMother: Catherine Pole (5G GD Edward III)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Spencer

3G GrandFather: William Spencer Lord Mayor of London

4G GrandFather: Richard Spencer

Mother: Mary Noel

GrandFather: Baptist Noel 3rd Viscount Campden

2G GrandFather: Edward Noel 2nd Viscount Campden

3G GrandFather: Andrew Noel

4G GrandFather: Andrew Noel

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Hopton

3G GrandMother: Mabel Harrington

4G GrandFather: James Harrington

4G GrandMother: Lucy Sidney

2G GrandMother: Juliana Hicks 2nd Viscountess Campden

3G GrandFather: Baptist Hicks 1st Viscount Campden

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth May

4G GrandFather: Richard May

GrandMother: Hester Wotton

2G GrandFather: Thomas Wotton 2nd Baron Wotton