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Anne Sackville (Spencer)

Nicknames: "Anne Spencer Stanley Compton Sackville"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Altrop, Northamptonshire, England
Death: Died in Hengrave, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Spencer, MP and Katherine Spencer
Wife of William Stanley, 3rd Baron Monteagle; Henry Compton, 1st Baron Compton and Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset
Mother of Henry Compton and Sir Henry Compton
Sister of Robert Spencer, Esq.; Margaret Spencer; Katharine Spencer; Sir John Spencer (c.1549-1600) MP; Lady Mary Spencer and 6 others

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About Anne Sackville (Spencer)

  • Anne Spencer1
  • F, #86740, d. 22 September 1618
  • Father John Spencer1 b. c 1522, d. 8 Nov 1586
  • Mother Katherine Kitson2 b. c 1525, d. b 8 Nov 1586
  • Anne Spencer married Sir Henry Compton, 1st Lord Compton, son of Peter Compton and Anne Talbot, after 1574 at of Althorp, Northamptonshire, England.1 Anne Spencer married William Stanley, 3rd Lord Monteagle, son of Sir Thomas Stanley, 2nd Lord Monteagle and Mary Brandon, circa 15 September 1575.3 Anne Spencer and Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset obtained a marriage license on 11 March 1592; License issued by Bishop of London.4 Anne Spencer married Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset, son of Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset and Cecily Baker, on 4 December 1592 at Yarnton, Oxfordshire, England.1 Anne Spencer died on 22 September 1618 at of Althorp, Northamptonshire, England; Inquisition post mortem 16 Jan 1619.1
  • Family 1 Sir Henry Compton, 1st Lord Compton b. 16 Feb 1538
  • Family 2 William Stanley, 3rd Lord Monteagle b. a 1530, d. 10 Nov 1581
  • Family 3 Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset b. 1561, d. 27 Feb 1609
  • Citations
  • 1.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. III, p. 390-1.
  • 2.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • 3.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. IX, p. 116.
  • 4.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. IV, p. 423-424.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2887.htm#i86740

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  • Anne Spencer1
  • F, #105355, d. 22 September 1618
  • Last Edited=6 Apr 2012
  • Anne Spencer was the daughter of Sir John Spencer and Katherine Kitson.1 She married, firstly, William Stanley, 3rd Lord Monteagle, son of Sir Thomas Stanley, 2nd Lord Monteagle and Lady Mary Brandon, circa 15 September 1575.2 She married, secondly, Sir Henry Compton, 1st Lord Compton, son of Peter Compton and Anne Talbot, before 1589.1 She married, thirdly, Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset, son of Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset and Cecily Baker, in December 1592.1 She died on 22 September 1618.2
  • From circa 15 September 1575, her married name became Stanley.2 From before 1589, her married name became Compton.1 From December 1592, her married name became Sackville.1
  • Child of Anne Spencer and Sir Henry Compton, 1st Lord Compton
    • 1.Hon. Sir Henry Compton+3
  • Citations
  • 1.[S9] Charles Kidd and David Williamson, editor, DeBretts Peerage and Baronetage (London, U.K.: DeBrett's Peerage, 1999), volume 2, page 1870. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1999.
  • 2.[S37] Volume 1, page 1103. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 3.[S37] See. [S37]
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p10536.htm#i105355

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  • William STANLEY (3° B. Mounteagle)
  • Born: 1527
  • Died: 10 Nov 1581 / 1584
  • Buried: Saint Peter's Church, Melling
  • Notes: The "Wealth of Northamptonshire Families" says that William Stanley, 3rd Baron Mounteagle, married Anne Spencer as his first wife and died in 1581 without issue. However, he had a daughter Elizabeth who was the mother of William Parker, 4th Baron Mounteagle, and Spink says that Elizabeth's mother was Anne Leybourne
  • Father: Thomas STANLEY (2° B. Mounteagle)
  • Mother: Mary BRANDON (B. Mounteagle)
  • Married 1: Anne LEYBOURNE (dau. of Sir James Leybourne and Ellen Preston)
  • Children:
    • 1. Elizabeth STANLEY
  • Married 2: Anne SPENCER (B. Mounteagle/B. Compton/C. Dorset) BEF 15 Feb 1575
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/STANLEY2.htm#William STANLEY (3° B. Mounteagle)

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  • Henry COMPTON (1º B. Compton)
  • Born: 1533 / 16 Feb 1538 / 14 Jul 1545, Compton, Wyngate, Warwickshire, England
  • Acceded: 8 May 1572
  • Died: Dec 1589, Compton, Northampton, England
  • Buried: 10 Dec 1589, Compton
  • Notes: See his Biography.
  • Father: Peter COMPTON of Compton
  • Mother: Anne TALBOT (C. Pembroke)
  • Married: Frances Anne HASTINGS (B. Compton) ABT 1571, England
  • Children:
    • 1. William COMPTON (1° E. Northampton)
    • 2. Thomas COMPTON (Sir)
    • 3. Margaret COMPTON (B. Mordaunt of Turvey)
    • 4. Henry COMPTON
  • Married 2: Anne SPENCER (B. Mounteagle/B. Compton/C. Dorset) AFT 1581
  • Children:
    • 5. Henry COMPTON
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/COMPTON.htm#Henry COMPTON (1º B. Compton)

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  • Robert SACKVILLE (2º E. Dorset)
  • Born: 1561
  • Died: 27 Feb 1609, Dorset House, London, Middlesex, England
  • Buried: Withyam
  • Notes: by his will 1609 founded Sackville College, East Grinstead, Sussex.
  • Father: Thomas SACKVILLE (1° E. Dorset)
  • Mother: Cecily BAKER (C. Dorset)
  • Married 1: Margaret HOWARD 4 Feb 1580
  • Children:
    • 1. Cecily SACKVILLE
    • 2. Mary SACKVILLE
    • 3. Anne SACKVILLE
    • 4. Richard SACKVILLE (3º E. Dorset)
    • 5. Edward SACKVILLE (4º E. Dorset)
  • Married 2: Anne SPENCER (B. Mounteagle/B. Compton/C. Dorset) 4 Dec 1592 Yarnton, Oxon
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/SACKVILLE.htm#Robert SACKVILLE (2º E. Dorset) 

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  • Henry Compton, 1st Baron Compton (14 July 1544 – 10 December 1589) was an English peer and Member of Parliament.
  • Compton was the posthumous son of Peter Compton of Compton Wynyates and his wife Anne, daughter of George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury, and a relative of Sir William Compton. He was trained in the law at Gray's Inn (1563). He succeeded his father in 1544 and was knighted in 1567.
  • He was elected a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Old Sarum in 1563 and was appolnted High Sheriff of Warwickshire for 1571-72. In 1572 he was summoned to the House of Lords as Baron Compton, of Compton in the County of Warwick. After his enoblement Lord Compton was one of the peers at the trial of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1586.
  • He married, firstly, Frances, daughter of Francis Hastings, 2nd Earl of Huntingdon, with whom he had one son. He married, secondly, Anne, daughter of Sir John Spencer, with whom he had a further two sons. Lord Compton died in December 1589, aged 51, and was succeeded in the barony by his son from his first marriage, William, who was created Earl of Northampton in 1618.
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Compton,_1st_Baron_Compton

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  • Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset (1561–1609) was an English aristocrat and politician, with humanist and commercial interests.
  • He was the eldest son of Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset, by Cecily, daughter of Sir John Baker. His grandfather, Sir Richard Sackville, invited Roger Ascham to educate Robert with his own son, an incident inn 1563 that Ascham introduced into his pedagogic work The Scholemaster (1570) as prompting the book.[1] His tutor Claudius Hollyband dedicated to him the French language manuals The French Schoolemaster (1573) and The Frenche Littelton (1576), which would see a combined total of fifteen editions through the year 1609.[2] He matriculated from Hart Hall, Oxford, 17 December 1576, and graduated B.A. and M.A. on 3 June 1579; it appears from his father's will that he was also at New College. ....
  • Dorset married first, in February 1580, Lady Margaret, by then only surviving daughter of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, then suspected as a crypto-Catholic. By her he had six children, including:
    • Richard Sackville, 3rd Earl of Dorset (18 March 1589 – 28 March 1624)
    • Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset (1591 – 17 July 1652)
    • Anne, married Sir Edward Seymour, eldest son of Edward Seymour, Viscount Beauchamp, and, secondly, Sir Edward Lewis (d.1630) by whom she had issue [4]
    • Cecily, married Sir Henry Compton, K.B.
  • Lady Margaret died on 19 August 1591; Robert Southwell, who never met her, published in her honour, in 1596, Triumphs over Death, with dedicatory verses to her surviving children.[5]
  • Dorset married, secondly, on 4 December 1592, Anne (d. 22 September 1618), daughter of Sir John Spencer of Althorp, and widow of, first, William Stanley, 3rd Baron Monteagle, and, secondly, Henry Compton, 1st Baron Compton. In 1608–9 Dorset found reason to complain of his second wife's misconduct, and was negotiating with Archbishop Richard Bancroft and Lord Ellesmere for a separation from her when he died.
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Sackville,_2nd_Earl_of_Dorset

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  • STANLEY, Sir William (1528-81), of Hornby Castle, Lancs.
  • b. 1528, 1st s. of Thomas Stanley, 2nd Lord Monteagle, by 1st w. Mary, da. of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. m. (1) Anne, da. of Sir James Leyburn of Cunswick, Westmld., 2da.; (2) by 15 Sept. 1575, Anne, da. of Sir John Spencer of Althorp, Northants. Kntd. 22 Feb. 1547; suc. fa. as 3rd Lord Monteagle 25 Aug. 1560.1
  • From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/stanley-sir-william-1528-81

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  • COMPTON, Henry I (1544-89), of Compton Wyniates, Warws. and Tottenham, Mdx.
  • b. 14 July 1544, posth. s. and h. of Peter Compton of Compton Wyniates by Anne, da. of George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury. educ. G. Inn 1563. m. (1) Frances (d.1574), da. of Francis Hastings, and Earl of Huntingdon, by Katherine, da. and coh. of Henry Pole, Lord Montagu, 1s.; (2) Anne, da. of Sir John Spencer of Althorp, Northants. by Katherine, da. of Sir Thomas Kitson of Hengrave, Suff., wid. of William Stanley†, 3rd Lord Monteagle, 2s. inc. Henry Compton II. suc. fa. 1544. Kntd. 1567. summ. to Lords as Lord Compton 1572.
  • From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1558-1603/member/compton-henry-i-1544-89

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  • SACKVILLE, Robert (1561-1609), of Bolbrooke and Buckhurst, Suss. and Knole, Kent.
  • b. 1561, 1st s. of Thomas Sackville, 1st Baron of Buckhurst and 1st Earl of Dorset, by Cicely, da. of Sir John Baker†, of Sissinghurst, Kent. educ. prob. Hart Hall, Oxf. 1576, BA and MA 1579; I. Temple 1580. m. (1) Feb. 1580, Lady Margaret Howard (d. 19 Aug. 1591), o. da. of Thomas, 4th Duke of Norfolk, 3s. 3da.; (2) Dec. 1592, Anne, da. of Sir John Spencer†, of Althorp, Northants., wid. of William Stanley, 3rd Lord Monteagle and of Henry Compton I, 1st Lord Compton. Styled Lord Buckhurst 1604-8. suc. fa. as 2nd Earl of Dorset 1608.2
  • From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1558-1603/member/sackville-robert-1561-1609

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  • COMPTON, Henry II (c.1584-c.1649), of Brambletye, East Grinstead, Suss.
  • b. c.1584, 3rd s. of Henry Compton I, Lord Compton of Compton Wyniates, Warws. being 1st by 2nd w. Anne, da. of Sir John Spencer† of Althorp, Northants. educ. Christ Church Oxf. 1599; L. Inn 1602. m. (1) Cecily, da. of Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset, ?3s. 3da.; (2) Mary, da. of Sir George Browne of Battle, 4s. 2da. KB 1603.
  • From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1558-1603/member/compton-henry-ii-1584-1649

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Comp Peerage Vol 2 p 341

Anne Spencer was the fifth daughter of Sir John Spencer of Althorpe (d. 1586) and Katherine Kytson. She married William Stanley, 3rd Baron Mounteagle (1527-November 10,1581) in 1575 and following his death wed Henry, 1st Baron Compton (1538-1589). On December 4, 1592 she married her third husband, Robert Sackville, 2nd earl of Dorset (1561-1609) In 1608/9, he sought a separation from her on the grounds of misconduct and she, in turn, invaded King James’s Privy Chamber to bring her side of the matter to the king’s attention. Dorset died before he could negotiate a formal separation or a divorce. Poet Edmund Spenser dedicated his Mother Hubbard’s Tale to Anne in 1591 and she was probably the “bountiful Charillis” of his Colin Clout’s Come Home Again (1595).

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1555
1555
Altrop, Northamptonshire, England
1580
1580
Age 25
East Grinstead, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
1584
May 1584
Age 29
1584
Age 29
Compton, Warwickshire, UK
1618
September 22, 1618
Age 63
Hengrave, Suffolk, England
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