BIOGRAPHY OF JAMES COMPTON 3RD EARL NORTHAMPTON 1622-1681

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: COMPTON

Descent English Royalty: 8G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 10G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 17G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 19 Aug 1622 James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton was born to Spencer Compton 2nd Earl Northampton (21)

On 19 Mar 1643 James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton (20) succeeded his father as 3rd Earl Northampton (5C 1618), 4th Baron Compton of Compton in Warwickshire

On 19 Mar 1643 William Compton (18) and James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton (20) fought for the Royalist army at Hopton Heath. Spencer Compton 2nd Earl Northampton (41) were killed. [Battle of Hopton Heath]

In 1647 James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton (24) and Isabella Sackville (34) were married

After 1647 James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton and Mary Noel were married

On 14 Mar 1661 Alathea Compton was born to James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton (38) and Isabella Sackville (48)

On 18 Oct 1664 George Compton 4th Earl Northampton was born to James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton (42) and Mary Noel

In 1669 Mary Compton was born to James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton (46) and Mary Noel

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

On 15 Dec 1681 James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton (59) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Spencer Compton 2nd Earl Northampton (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: William Compton 1st Earl Northampton (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Peter Compton

3G GrandFather: William Compton

4G GrandFather: Edmund Compton

4G GrandMother: Joan Aylworth

3G GrandMother: Werburga Brereton

4G GrandFather: John Brereton

2G GrandMother: Anne Talbot (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Catherine Stafford (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Anne Hastings (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (10G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Neville (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandMother: Frances Hastings (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Mary Hungerford 4th Baroness Hungerford (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Anne Stafford (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Catherine Woodville (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Catherine Pole (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Pole (9G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret York 8th Countess Salisbury (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Jane Neville (4G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: George Neville 5th Baron Bergavenny (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Mary Stafford (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandMother: Elizabeth Spencer

1G GrandFather: William Spencer Lord Mayor

2G GrandFather: Richard Spencer