BIOGRAPHY OF SPENCER COMPTON 1ST EARL WILMINGTON 1673-1743

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: COMPTON

Descent English Royalty: 9G Grandson Edward III King England

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

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 18G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

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

Around 1685 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington (12) educated at St Paul's School

Around 1687 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington (14) educated at Trinity College

Around 1689 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington (16) admitted at Middle Temple

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In 1733 Spencer Compton 1st Earl Wilmington (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 (69) was appointed as Prime Minister

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

ANCESTRY

Father: James Compton 3rd Earl Northampton (8G Grandson Edward III King England)

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

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

2G GrandFather: Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Peter Compton

4G GrandFather: William Compton

4G GrandMother: Werburga Brereton

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

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

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

2G GrandMother: Frances Hastings (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

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

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

3G GrandMother: Catherine Pole (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

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

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

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Spencer

2G GrandFather: William Spencer Lord Mayor

3G GrandFather: Richard Spencer

Mother: Mary Noel

GrandFather: Baptist Noel 3rd Viscount Campden

1G GrandFather: Edward Noel 2nd Viscount Campden

2G GrandFather: Andrew Noel

3G GrandFather: Andrew Noel

4G GrandFather: James Noel

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Hopton

4G GrandFather: John Hopton

2G GrandMother: Mabel Harrington

3G GrandFather: James Harrington

4G GrandFather: John Alexander Harrington

3G GrandMother: Lucy Sidney

4G GrandFather: William Sidney

4G GrandMother: Anne Pakenham

1G GrandMother: Juliana Hicks 2nd Viscountess Campden

2G GrandFather: Baptist Hicks 1st Viscount Campden

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth May

3G GrandFather: Richard May

GrandMother: Hester Wotton

1G GrandFather: Thomas Wotton 2nd Baron Wotton