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ⓘ Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, KG, KB, PC was a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister of Great Britain. Compton served in government from 1715, an ..




Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington
                                     

ⓘ Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington

Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, KG, KB, PC was a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister of Great Britain.

Compton served in government from 1715, and as the head of government from 1742 until his death in 1743.

Compton worked closely with Lord Carteret, to get the support of the various factions making up the Government. Lord Carteret, was the Secretary of State for the Northern Department, which later became the Home Office.

                                     

1. Styles from birth to death

  • The Rt. Hon. Sir Spencer Compton, KB, MP 1725-1728
  • The Hon. Spencer Compton, MP 1698-1710
  • The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Wilmington, KG, KB, PC 1733-1743
  • The Hon. Spencer Compton, MP 1713-1716
  • The Hon. Spencer Compton 1710-1713
  • The Rt. Hon. Spencer Compton, MP 1716-1725
  • The Rt. Hon. The Lord Wilmington, KB, PC 1728-1730
  • The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Wilmington, KB, PC 1730-1733
  • The Hon. Spencer Compton 1674-1698
                                     
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