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Edward Richard Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke
b.7 Jul 1692
d.3 Oct 1722
  1. Edward Richard Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke1692 - 1722
  • HEdward Richard Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke1692 - 1722
  • WElizabeth Popham1693 - 1761
m. 12 Apr 1707
  1. John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich1718 - 1792
  2. Elizabeth Montagu - 1762
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Name Edward Richard Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke
Gender Male
Birth[1] 7 Jul 1692
Marriage 12 Apr 1707 to Elizabeth Popham
Other[2] 1713 - 1722 M.P. for Huntingdon
Death[1] 3 Oct 1722
Other[2] 13 Apr 1722 - 3 Oct 1722 M.P. for Huntingdonshire


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Edward Richard Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke (7 July 1692 – 3 October 1722) was the eldest son of Edward Montagu, 3rd Earl of Sandwich and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of the Earl of Rochester.

Hinchingbrooke's mother kept his father much confined, leaving Hinchingbrooke to carry out the public business of his family.

On 12 April 1707, at the age of 14, he married Elizabeth Popham (d. 20 March 1761), the daughter of Alexander Popham of Littlecote, Wiltshire. They had five children:

After a tour of the continent in 1708, Hinchingbrooke was given command of a troop in Sir Richard Temple's Regiment of Horse for the 1709 campaign in Flanders.

During this time, Hinchingbrooke was one of the infamous Mohocks, and was arrested for assaulting a watchman in 1712. In 1713, he was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament for Huntingdon, for which he served until 1722.

He became colonel of the 37th Regiment of Foot in 1717. In March 1722, he was named Lord Lieutenant of Huntingdonshire and was returned as MP for Huntingdonshire in April. However, he died in October 1722, predeceasing his father. His widow later married Francis Seymour.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Edward Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. 2.0 2.1 MONTAGU, Edward Richard, Visct. Hinchingbrooke (1692-1722), of Hinchingbrooke, Hunts., in The History of Parliament.