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Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton, second marquess of Northampton

LOC:    Northampton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton, Marquis of, 1790-1851
NRA:    Compton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790-1851) 2nd Marquess of Northampton
DNB:    Compton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne, second marquess of Northampton (1790-1851), patron of science and the arts
LBT ID: LdNortha2    VIAF ID: 68035150    LOC ID: n88256135
B/BAP:   1790-02-02
DIED:   1851-01-17
SOURCES: DNB; Virtual International Authority File; thePeerage.com; LOC Name Authority File
Son of the first marquis; he was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and was Whig MP for Northampton (1812-20) before residing in Italy, 1820-30; he succeeded to the title in 1828 and was president of the Royal Society (1838-49).
REFERENCES TO Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton, second marquess of Northampton:
Walter Scott to J. B. S. Morritt of Rokeby, 5 November 1818 in Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. 7 vols (Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1837)
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Thomas Moore to Samuel Rogers, 25 October 1847 in Samuel Rogers and his Contemporaries 2 Vols (London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1889)
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