Like I said Marquess of Northhampton and some were from Hartbury County Gloucester England; decended from the Comptons of Wiltshire England, raised to the degree of Baronets in 1886. The Family estates eventually vested in Sir Walter Compton and the last Baronet's nieces, the daughters of his sister.Charles Douglas- Compton, Earl of Compton, Warwick County England and Baron wilimington County , Sussex, England born May 27 1816, took the name Douglas befor that of Compton on Jan 5 1831.His Lordship survived his father Jan 15, 1851 as 3rd Marquess. This family derived its surname from the Lordship of Compton, Warwich County, England, of which its founders were Lords, previous to the Conquest.Sir Willam Compton, KNIGHT, decended from Turchulis de Eardene, a person of great power and influence befor and after the Norman Conquest.Only families of nobility were granted supporters with their Arms, Such as the two dragons granted to the family of COMPTON.(BURKE)
P.S. the Meaning of the Compton Symbols and Colors will make you swell with PRIDE to be called a COMPTON!!