Spencer Compton, 1st Yerl o Wilmington

Spencer Compton, 1st Yerl o Wilmington, KG, KB, PC (c. 1673[1] – 2 Julie 1743)[2] wis a Breetish Whig statesman wha served continuously in govrenment frae 1715 till his daith.

The Yerl o Wilmington

Spencer Compton 1st Earl of Wilmington.jpg
Wilmington, ca. 1710.
Prime Meenister o Great Breetain
In office
16 Februar 1742 – 2 Julie 1743
MonarchGeorge II
Precedit biSir Robert Walpole
Succeedit biHenry Pelham
Laird Preses o the Cooncil
In office
31 December 1730 – 13 Februar 1742
MonarchGeorge II
Prime MeenisterSir Robert Walpole
Precedit biLaird Trevor
Succeedit biThe Yerl o Harrington
Personal details
Bornc. 1673
Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire, England
Dee'd2 Julie 1743(1743-07-02) (aged 70)
St James's, Middlesex, Ingland
Poleetical pairtyWhig
Alma materTrinity College, Oxford
ReligionKirk o Ingland


  1. Website of 10 Downing Street
  2.   "Compton, Spencer (1673?-1743)" . Dictionary o Naitional Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.