MONTAGU, Charles (d.1759), of Papplewick, Notts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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3 Dec. 1722 - 1727
1734 - 1741
1741 - 1747
1754 - 29 May 1759

Family and Education

b. after 1695, o.s. of Sir James Montagu, M.P. (bro. of Charles, 1st Earl of Halifax), by his 1st w. Tufton, da. of Sir William Wray, 3rd Bt., of Ashby, Lincs.1  m. Apr. 1725, Ann, da. of Sir Theodore Colladon, of Chelsea,2 2s. 1da.  suc. fa. 1723.

Offices Held

Auditor gen. of duchy of Cornw. 1735-51; auditor of the Household to Prince of Wales 1738-51, and to Princess 1751- d.


Before 1751 Montagu belonged to the party of the Prince of Wales. He sat for Northampton on the interest of his cousin, the 2nd Earl of Halifax. Included by Dupplin among the supporters of Administration after the general election of 1754, he yet voted against the Address on 13 Nov. 1755.

He died 29 May 1759.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke


  • 1. PCC 240 Richmond.
  • 2. Agnew, Protestant Exiles, i. 143-4.