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  1. 30 de abr. de 2024 · Spencer Compton, 2nd earl of Northampton (born May 1601—died March 19, 1643, Hopton Heath, Shropshire, Eng.) was a Royalist commander during the English Civil Wars. The son of William Compton, 1st earl in the Compton line (whom he succeeded in 1630), he warmly supported King Charles I.

  2. 23 de mai. de 2024 · Extravagant spending by the 8th Earl, Spencer Compton, became ruinous after a contested election in 1768. He left England for good in 1774, took up voluntary exile in Switzerland, and put his affairs in the hands of trustees, led by his banker and brother-in-law, Henry Drummond ( c . 1730–95).

  3. Há 4 dias · Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister during the reign of George II of Great Britain. As of the 2020 census, the city's population was 70,898.

  4. Há 3 dias · Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington: c. 1674–1743 1733 Prime Minister 1742–1743 552 William Capell, 3rd Earl of Essex: 1697–1743 1738 Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire 553 James Waldegrave, 1st Earl Waldegrave: 1684–1741 1738 Ambassador to France 554 Frederick, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel: 1720–1785 1741 555

  5. Há 3 dias · The city was founded in the 1730s, and after going through a series of different names (New Carthage, New London, Newton), its name became Wilmington in 1740, named after Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington.

  6. 15 de mai. de 2024 · Settled in the early 1730s and called New Carthage and then New Liverpool, it was incorporated (1740) as New Town (Newton) and later renamed to honour Spencer Compton, earl of Wilmington. The first American armed resistance to the Stamp Act occurred there in November 1765.

  7. 1 de mai. de 2024 · Louis I de Bourbon (l. 1530-1569) was a descendant of Louis IX of France (r. 1226-1270) and founder of the House of Condé. The Prince of Condé proved his valor as a Huguenot military leader during the first three French Wars of Religion and died at the Battle of Jarnac in 1569.