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William de Montagu, 2nd Baron Montagu
d.18 Oct 1319 Gascony, France
m. ABT 1292
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William Montagu (or William de Montacute), 2nd Baron Montagu ( 1285 – 18 October 1319) was an English peer, and an eminent soldier and courtier during the reigns of Edward I and Edward II. He played a significant role in the wars in Scotland and Wales, and was appointed steward of the household to Edward II. Perhaps as a result of the influence of his enemy, Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster, Edward II sent him to Gascony as Seneschal in 1318. He died there in October of the following year.