BIOGRAPHY OF SPENCER COMPTON 1ST EARL WILMINGTON 1673-1743

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Compton

Descent French Royalty: 11G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

EVENTS

Around 1673 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 was born to James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton 1622-1681 (50) and Mary Noel

Around 1685 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (12) educated at St Paul's School, Castle Baynard, City of London

Around 1687 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (14) educated at Trinity College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Around 1689 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (16) admitted at Middle Temple, Temple, City of London

In 1698 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (25) was elected as MP Eye

In 1707 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (34) was appointed as Paymaster of Pensions

In 1713 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (40) was elected as MP East Grinstead

In 1715 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (42) was appointed as Speaker of the House of Commons

In 1716 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (43) was appointed as Privy Council

In 1728 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (55) was created 1st Baron Wilmington

In 1730 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (57) was created 1st Earl Wilmington, 1st Viscount Pevensey

In 1733 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (60) was appointed 551st Knight Garter: George II as a reward for not following through with his threat to resign over the Excise Crisis.

On 16 Feb 1742 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (69) was appointed as Prime Minister

On 02 Jul 1743 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington 1673-1743 (70) died

ANCESTRY

Father: James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton 1622-1681

GrandFather: Spencer Compton 2nd Earl Northampton 1601-1643

1G GrandFather: William Compton 1st Earl Northampton -1630

2G GrandFather: Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton 1544-1589

3G GrandFather: Peter Compton 1523-1544

4G GrandFather: William Compton 1482-1528

4G GrandMother: Werburga Brereton

3G GrandMother: Anne Talbot

4G GrandFather: George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538

4G GrandMother: Anne Hastings

2G GrandMother: Frances Hastings 1533-1574

3G GrandFather: Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561

4G GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544

4G GrandMother: Anne Stafford 1483-1544

3G GrandMother: Catherine Pole 1511-1576

4G GrandFather: Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu 1492-1539

4G GrandMother: Jane Neville

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Spencer

2G GrandFather: William Spencer Lord Mayor -1610

3G GrandFather: Richard Spencer

Mother: Mary Noel

GrandFather: Baptist Noel 3rd Viscount Campden 1611-1683

1G GrandFather: Edward Noel 2nd Viscount Campden 1582-1643

2G GrandFather: Andrew Noel 1558-1607

3G GrandFather: Andrew Noel 1512-1563

4G GrandFather: James Noel 1482-1546

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Hopton 1515-1564

4G GrandFather: John Hopton 1470-

2G GrandMother: Mabel Harrington

3G GrandFather: James Harrington 1511-1592

4G GrandFather: John Alexander Harrington 1497-1553

3G GrandMother: Lucy Sidney 1520-1591

4G GrandFather: William Sidney 1482-1554

4G GrandMother: Anne Pakenham 1485-1544

1G GrandMother: Juliana Hicks 2nd Viscountess Campden

2G GrandFather: Baptist Hicks 1st Viscount Campden -1629

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth May

3G GrandFather: Richard May

GrandMother: Hester Wotton 1615-1646

1G GrandFather: Thomas Wotton 2nd Baron Wotton 1587-1630