MONTAGU, Edward (aft.1684-1738).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1722 - 1734

Family and Education

b. aft.1684, 2nd s. of Edward Montagu of Horton, Northants. by Elizabeth, da. of Sir John Pelham, 3rd Bt., M.P., of Halland, Suss.; bro. of George Montagu 1st Earl of Halifax. m. (lic. 9 Mar. 1709) Arabella, da. of John Trevor of Trevalyn, Denb. and Plas Teg, Flints., wid. of Robert Heath of Lewes, Suss., 5s. 2da.

Offices Held

Ensign 1 Ft. Gds. 1702; capt. 2 Drag. Gds.; lt.-col. R. Drags. 1709, brevet col. Drags. 1711; col. 11 Ft. 1715-d.; lt.-gov. Fort St. Philip, Minorca 1725; gov. Kingston-upon-Hull 1733-d.; brig.-gen. 1735.


Edward Montagu, an army officer, who had been taken prisoner at Brihuega in 1710, commanded his regiment at Sheriffmuir in 1715. Returned on his family’s interest at Northampton, he supporte