Henry Compton, Bishop of London (c.1628 - 1713) MP

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Birthplace: Compton, Warwick, son, Earl, Northampton, England
Death: Died in Fulham,London,Middlesex,England
Occupation: Bishop of London
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About Henry Compton, Bishop of London

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Birth: 1628 Death: Jul. 7, 1713

Henry Compton was born in 1623 to Spencer Compton, the Earl of Northampton. Henry was the youngest of six children. His brothers and including Henry, all served with there father during the English Civil War. After the Death of his father at the Battle of Hopton Heath, Henry left the army. Henry had been in the Cavalry, along with his brother Sir William. After the War was over, After Henry left the army he made a career in the Church. He was educated at Oxford. After may years being devoted to the Church, he became the Bishop of London. Henry lived an extrodinary life, he had been a soldier, a politicain, a bishop and a botanist.

Note: He adopted his 2nd Cousin, John Compton II, when John's father died.


Burial: Compton Wynyates Burial Grounds Compton Wynyates Warwickshire, England

Created by: jayne compton

Sr. Henry was a cousin of John Compton II and after the death of John II's father, John Compton I, who died in battle, Sir Henry and his wife Rachel Howard adopted the 14 year old John I.

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Henry Compton, Bishop of London's Timeline

1628
1628
Compton, Warwick, son, Earl, Northampton, England
1628
Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, United States
1713
July 7, 1713
Age 85
Fulham,London,Middlesex,England
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King, Charles, Against, Cromwell
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comptonology pg, 180