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Marquess of Northampton: Quiz


Question 1: Lord Northampton was also Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire and ________.
Geoffrey BakerAlan Brooke, 1st Viscount AlanbrookeArchibald Wavell, 1st Earl WavellConstable of the Tower

Question 2: The ________ is the present holder's son Daniel Bingham Compton, Earl Compton (b.
MonarchyHeir apparentDenmarkJapan

Question 3: Their two major estates are ________ in Northamptonshire and Compton Wynyates in Warwickshire.
Denton, NorthamptonshireGrendon, NorthamptonshireYardley HastingsCastle Ashby

Question 4: She was the wife of John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont, and the mother of another Prime Minister, ________.
George CanningSpencer PercevalHenry Addington, 1st Viscount SidmouthFrederick Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich

Question 5: Lord Alwyne Compton, fourth son of the second Marquess, was ________.
Bishop of ChichesterBishop of PeterboroughBishop of ElyBishop of Worcester

Question 6: His son, the ninth Earl, sat as ________ for Northampton and served as Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire.
Member of ParliamentParliamentary systemBicameralismUnicameralism

Question 7: His eldest son, the fifth Earl, briefly represented Warwick in the House of Commons but in 1711 he was summoned to the House of Lords through a ________ in his father's junior title of Baron Compton.
Duke of MarlboroughDuke of DevonshireWrit of accelerationDuke of Northumberland

Question 8: This family descends from Sir Henry Compton, who in 1572 was summoned to the ________ as Baron Compton, of Compton in the County of Warwick.
House of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomHouse of LordsParliament of the United Kingdom

Question 9: Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, ________ from 1742 to 1743, was the third son of the third Earl.
Parliament of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomPrime Minister of the United KingdomMonarchy of the United Kingdom

Question 10: Henry Compton, sixth son of the second Earl of Northampton, was ________.
Bishop of LondonArchbishop of CanterburyBishop of RochesterChurch of England


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