Northampton (UK Parliament constituency)

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Northampton was a parliamentary constituency (centred on the town of Northampton), which existed until 1974.wikipedia
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1918 United Kingdom general election

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It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom until its representation was reduced to one member for the 1918 general election.

Northampton

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Northampton was a parliamentary constituency (centred on the town of Northampton), which existed until 1974.
The borough boundaries also changed following a split of the Northampton parliamentary constituency into Northampton North and Northampton South in 1974.

Northampton South (UK Parliament constituency)

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The constituency was abolished for the February 1974 general election, when it was replaced by the new constituencies of Northampton North and Northampton South.
This constituency was created for the election of February 1974 when the old constituency of Northampton was split into Northampton South and Northampton North.

Northampton North (UK Parliament constituency)

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The constituency was abolished for the February 1974 general election, when it was replaced by the new constituencies of Northampton North and Northampton South.
This constituency was created for the election of February 1974 when the old constituency of Northampton was split into Northampton North and Northampton South.

Spencer Perceval

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A former MP of note for the constituency was Spencer Perceval, the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated.
Perceval's cousin, who was MP for Northampton, succeeded to the earldom and took his place in the House of Lords.

Francis Tate

Francis Tate (1560–1616) was an English antiquary and politician, Member of Parliament for Northampton and Shrewsbury.

Richard Knightley

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He was MP for Northampton in the Parliaments of 1584 and 1586, and for Northamptonshire in those of 1589 and 1598.

Henry Yelverton (attorney-general)

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In 1597, 1604 and 1614 Yelverton was elected to Parliament for the borough of Northampton.

Peter Wentworth

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He later sat for the Cornish borough of Tregony in 1578 and for the town of Northampton in the parliaments of 1586–7, 1589, and 1593.

Christopher Yelverton

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He was subsequently returned as MP for Brackley, Northamptonshire, in 1563, for Northampton in 1571, 1572 and 1597 - in which year his son Henry was also returned for the same constituency.

Valentine Knightley (died 1618)

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He was elected to Parliament as MP for Tavistock in both 1584 and 1586, for Northampton in 1593 and for Tavistock again in 1597.

William Fermor, 1st Baron Leominster

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He succeeded as second baronet in 1661, was elected a Member of Parliament for Northampton in 1671 and again in 1679.

Ralph Lane

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He was elected Member of Parliament for Higham Ferrers in 1558 and for Northampton in 1563.

Richard Raynsford

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Rainsford was elected Member of Parliament for Northampton in April 1660 for the Convention Parliament.

Thomas Crewe

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He entered Parliament in 1604 as Member for Lichfield, and was later MP for Northampton (1621–2), Aylesbury (1623–1625) and Gatton (1625).

John Bernard (died 1674)

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He was knighted on 24 September 1661, and on 31 March 1664 he was elected Member of Parliament for Northampton, but was unseated on 26 April in favour of Sir Henry Yelverton.

Richard Knightley (1617–1661)

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When Parliament was at last summoned once more in 1640, Knightley was elected MP for Northampton.

Zouch Tate

Tate represented Northampton in the Long Parliament, and swore the Solemn League and Covenant.

Raikes Currie

Raikes Currie (15 April 1801 – 16 October 1881) was Member of Parliament (MP) for Northampton from 1837 to 1857.

Spencer Compton, 2nd Marquess of Northampton

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In 1812, following the assassination of his cousin, the prime minister Spencer Perceval, Compton, by now Earl Compton as heir to the Marquessate, took his seat for Northampton in the House of Commons.

Sir Justinian Isham, 4th Baronet

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Isham was returned as Member of Parliament for Northampton at the 1685 English general election.

George Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer

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Lord Spencer was Whig Member of Parliament for Northampton from 1780 to 1782 and Whig MP for Surrey from 1782 to 1783.