Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton

M, #30241, b. May 1601, d. 10 March 1642/43
Last Edited=20 May 2015
Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton
by Anthony Van Dyck 1
Photograph by National Portrait Gallery London
     Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton was born in May 1601.2 He was the son of William Compton, 1st Earl of Northampton and Elizabeth Spencer.2 He married Mary Beaumont, daughter of Sir Francis Beaumont, in 1621.2 He died on 10 March 1642/43 at age 41 at Hopton Heath, Hopton, Staffordshire, England, killed in action.2
     He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) in 1616.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Ludlow from 1621 to 1622.2 He held the office of Master of the Robes to King Charles I between 1625 and 1630.2 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Compton [E., 1572] in 1626, in his father's lifetime.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire in 1630.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire in 1630.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Northampton [E., 1618] on 24 June 1630.3 He was Colonel-General of the royalist forces of Northamptonshire and Warwickshire.2 He fought in the Battle of Edgehill in 1642.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Children of Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton and Mary Beaumont

Citations

  1. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2927. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  5. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 203. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  6. [S47] BIFR1976 page 374. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  7. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 129. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Mary Beaumont

F, #30242
Last Edited=20 May 2015
     Mary Beaumont was the daughter of Sir Francis Beaumont.1 She married Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton, son of William Compton, 1st Earl of Northampton and Elizabeth Spencer, in 1621.1
     Her married name became Compton. As a result of her marriage, Mary Beaumont was styled as Countess of Northampton on 24 June 1630.

Children of Mary Beaumont and Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2927. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  4. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 129. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

John Bracebridge Wilson1

M, #30243, b. 13 September 1828, d. 22 October 1895
Last Edited=6 May 2015
     John Bracebridge Wilson was born on 13 September 1828 at Norfolk, England.1 He was the son of Reverend Edward Wilson and Lucretia King.1 He was baptised on 28 October 1829 at St. Margaret, Topcroft, Norfolk, England.1 He married Oriana Maria Rowcroft, daughter of Horatio Nelson Rowcroft and Mary Anne Catherine Stammers O'Donahoo, on 4 April 1863 at Geelong, Victoria, Australia.1 He died on 22 October 1895 at age 67 at Geelong, Victoria, Australia.1
     He graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1852 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He emigrated to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, arriving on 24 November 1857 on board Guy Mannering.1 He was the headmaster in 1863 at Geelong Grammer School, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Linnean Society (F.L.S.) in 1882.1

Children of John Bracebridge Wilson and Oriana Maria Rowcroft

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  2. [S7558] Pat Callahan, "re: Rowcroft Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 5 May 2015. Hereinafter cited as "re: Rowcroft Family."

James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton1

M, #30244, b. 19 August 1622, d. 15 December 1681
Last Edited=20 May 2015
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton was born on 19 August 1622.2 He was the son of Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton and Mary Beaumont.2 He married, firstly, Lady Isabella Sackville, daughter of Richard Sackville, 3rd Earl of Dorset and Anne Clifford, Baroness Clifford, on 5 July 1647.1 He married, secondly, Hon. Mary Noel, daughter of Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden and Hon. Hester Wotton, before 1664.2 He died on 15 December 1681 at age 59.2
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Warwickshire between 1640 and 1643.2 He was educated at Queen's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Northampton [E., 1618] on 10 March 1642/43.2 He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Compton [E., 1572] on 10 March 1642/43.2 In 1659 he was imprisoned in the Tower of London after a premature Royalist Uprising.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) in 1673.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in March 1672/73.2 He held the office of Constable of the Tower of London between 1675 and 1679.2 He held the office of a Lord of Trade in 1677.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire from 1680 to 1681.2

Child of James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton and Lady Isabella Sackville

Children of James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton and Hon. Mary Noel

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1065. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 296. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."

Hon. Mary Noel1

F, #30245, d. 22 August 1719
Last Edited=20 May 2015
     Hon. Mary Noel was the daughter of Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden and Hon. Hester Wotton.1 She married James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton, son of Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton and Mary Beaumont, before 1664.1 She died on 22 August 1719.1
     As a result of her marriage, Hon. Mary Noel was styled as Countess of Northampton before 1664. From before 1664, her married name became Compton.1

Children of Hon. Mary Noel and James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1504. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."


Lady Isabella Sackville1

F, #30246, b. 1622, d. 22 August 1719
Last Edited=15 Oct 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.17%
Isabella, Countess of Northampton
by Antony van Dyck 2
     Lady Isabella Sackville was born in 1622.2 She was the daughter of Richard Sackville, 3rd Earl of Dorset and Anne Clifford, Baroness Clifford.1 She married James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton, son of Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton and Mary Beaumont, on 5 July 1647.3 She died on 22 August 1719.4
     From 5 July 1647, her married name became Compton. As a result of her marriage, Lady Isabella Sackville was styled as Countess of Northampton on 5 July 1647.

Child of Lady Isabella Sackville and James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 295. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1065. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 296.

Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset

M, #30247, b. 1561, d. 27 February 1608/9
Last Edited=15 Oct 2016
     Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset was born in 1561.1 He was the son of Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset and Cecily Baker. He married, firstly, Lady Margaret Howard, daughter of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk and Hon. Margaret Audley, circa 4 February 1578/79.1 He married, secondly, Anne Spencer, daughter of Sir John Spencer and Katherine Kitson, in December 1592.2 He died on 27 February 1608/9.1
     He was educated at Hart Hall, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Sussex between 1584 and 1586.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Lewes between 1588 and 1589.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Sussex from 1592 to 1593.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Sussex from 1597 to 1598.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Sussex in 1601.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Sussex between 1604 and 1608.1 He held the office of Joint Lord-Lieutenant of Sussex in 1608.1 He held the office of Joint Lord-Lieutenant of Sussex from 1608 to 1609.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron of Buckhurst, co. Sussex [E., 1567] on 19 April 1608.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Dorset [E., 1604] on 19 April 1608.1

Children of Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset and Lady Margaret Howard

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3456. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S9] Charles Kidd and David Williamson, editor, DeBretts Peerage and Baronetage (London, U.K.: DeBrett's Peerage, 1999), volume 2, page 1870. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1999.
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 265. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Mary Curzon

F, #30248
Last Edited=15 Oct 2016
     Mary Curzon was the daughter of Sir George Curzon.1 She married Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset, son of Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset and Lady Margaret Howard, on 2 March 1612.1
     From 2 March 1612, her married name became Sackville. As a result of her marriage, Mary Curzon was styled as Countess of Dorset on 28 March 1624.

Children of Mary Curzon and Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3456. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir George Curzon1

M, #30249
Last Edited=15 Oct 2016
     Sir George Curzon lived at Croxall, Derbyshire, England.1

Child of Sir George Curzon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3456. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Thomas Cosby1

M, #30250, b. 1785, d. 22 January 1832
Last Edited=27 Oct 2016
     Thomas Cosby was born in 1785 at Stradbally Hall, County Laois, Ireland.2 He was the son of Thomas Cosby and Grace Johnstone.3 He married Charlotte Elizabeth Kelly, daughter of Rt. Hon. Thomas Kelly and Frances Hickie, on 25 August 1802.4 He died on 22 January 1832.4
     He held the office of High Sheriff of Queen's County in 1809.4 He held the office of Governor of Queen's County.4 He lived at Stradbally Hall, County Laois, Ireland.1

Children of Thomas Cosby and Charlotte Elizabeth Kelly

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 282. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S5792] Robin Dening, "re: Rochfort Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 2 January 2012. Hereinafter cited as "re: Rochfort Family."
  3. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  4. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]