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Lord Alwyne Frederick Compton DL (5 June 1855 – 16 December 1911) was a British Unionist politician.

Compton was the third but second eldest surviving son of Admiral William Compton, 4th Marquess of Northampton, and his wife Eliza, daughter of Admiral Sir George Elliot. William Compton, 5th Marquess of Northampton, was his elder brother.

He was educated at Etonmarker and entered the 31st Foot as a sub-lieutenant on 18 March 1874. He exchanged to the Grenadier Guards on 12 May 1875. Promoted to supernumerary lieutenant, Compton again exchanged into the 10th Hussars on 20 August 1879. In May 1882, he became aide-de-camp to Lord Ripon, the Viceroy of India, until the latter left office in February 1884, and was appointed full lieutenant on 28 November 1883.

Compton subsequently took part in the British campaign in the Sudanmarker in 1884, and fought at El Teb and Tamai. He was appointed adjutant in March 1885, and resigned his adjutantcy on 20 October 1886. Compton married Mary Evelyn Violet, daughter of Robert Charles de Grey Vyner, in 1886.

He was elected to the House of Commonsmarker for Biggleswade in 1895, a seat he held until 1906, and later represented Brentford from 1910 to 1911. During this time, he also fought with the Imperial Yeomanry during the Second Boer War.

He died in December 1911, aged 56. Lady Alwyne Compton died in October 1957.


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