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Robert Montagu was born circa 1710 to Charles Montagu, 1st Duke of Manchester (c1662-1722) and Doddington Greville (1672-1720) and died 10 May 1762 of unspecified causes. He married Harriet Dunch (-1755) 3 April 1735 . Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, England, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, the Netherlands, Ireland, Belarus, Italy, Turkey.

Biography

Robert Montagu, 3rd Duke of Manchester was MP for Huntingdonshire 1734–1739.

He married Harriet Dunch, daughter and co-heiress of Edmund Dunch by his wife Elizabeth Godfrey, a noted beauty and a sister-in-law of Hugh Boscawen, 1st Viscount Falmouth and niece of the great Duke of Marlborough.

He was Lord-Lieutenant of Huntingdonshire between 1739 and 1762.

Children


Offspring of Robert Montagu and Harriet Dunch (-1755)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Caroline Montagu (-1818)
Louisa Montagu ()
George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester (1737-1788) 6 April 1737 Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom 2 September 1788 Brighton, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom Elizabeth Dashwood (1741-1832)

Charles Greville Montagu (1741-1783)

References

Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
John Bigg
Robert Piggott
Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire
with Robert Piggott

1734–1739
Succeeded by
Robert Piggott
Charles Clarke
Political offices
Preceded by
New government
Lord of the Bedchamber
1760–1761
Succeeded by
The Duke of Richmond
New title Lord Chamberlain to Queen Charlotte
1761–1762
Succeeded by
The Earl of Northumberland
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Duke of Manchester
Lord Lieutenant of Huntingdonshire
1739–1762
Succeeded by
The Duke of Manchester
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
William Montagu
Duke of Manchester
1739–1762
Succeeded by
George Montagu


Persondata
NAME
ALTERNATIVE NAMES
SHORT DESCRIPTION British duke
DATE OF BIRTH
PLACE OF BIRTH
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¢ Children
  • Lady Caroline Montagu married Charles Herbert Dormer. Lady Louisa Montagu died unmarried.



Contributors

  Robin Patterson

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