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date: 31 March 2020

Compton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne, second marquess of Northamptonlocked

(1790–1851)
  • Jack Morrell

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Compton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne, second marquess of Northampton (1790–1851), patron of science and the arts, was born on 2 January 1790 at Erlestoke Park, Wiltshire, the second son of Charles Compton, ninth earl and first marquess of Northampton, and Mary, only daughter of ...

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