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Compton, Lord Alwyne (1825-1906), bishop of Ely

Vincent Henry Stanton and Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Compton, Lord Alwyne (1825-1906), bishop of Ely, born at Castle Ashby on 18 July 1825, was the fourth son of Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton, second marquess of Northampton (1790-1851), and his wife, Margaret (d. 1830), daughter of Major-General Douglas Maclean Clephane of Torloisk. Lady Marian Alford Egerton, Marianne Margaret, Viscountess ...

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