Duke Montagu

Duke Montagu is in Dukedoms of England Alphabetically.

Duke Montagu (1st Creation)

1st: Ralph Montagu 1st Duke Montagu. Died 1709. Son.

2nd: John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu. Died 1749. Extinct.

In 1705 Ralph Montagu 1st Duke Montagu (age 66) was created 1st Duke Montagu. Elizabeth "Mad Duchess" Cavendish Duchess Albermarle Duchess of Montagu (age 50) by marriage Duchess Montagu.

On 09 Mar 1709 Ralph Montagu 1st Duke Montagu (age 70) died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey [Map]. His son John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu (age 19) succeeded 2nd Duke Montagu, 4th Baron Montagu of Boughton in Northamptonshire. Mary Churchill Duchess of Montagu (age 19) by marriage Duchess Montagu.

On 06 Jul 1749 John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu (age 59) died without surviving male issue. Duke Montagu extinct. His estates were inherited by his daughter Mary (age 38) and her husband George Brudenell aka Montagu 1st Duke Montagu (age 36) who changed his name to Montagu from Brudenell. Monument in St Edmund's Church, Warkton [Map]. Sculpted by Louis Francois Roubiliac (age 46). Erected by his widow, Mary Churchill (age 59), the daughter of the 1st Duke of Marlborough, who stands at the left hand side of the monument.

Duke Montagu (2nd Creation)

On 05 Nov 1766 George Brudenell aka Montagu 1st Duke Montagu (age 54) was created 1st Duke Montagu. Mary Montagu Duchess of Montagu (age 55) by marriage Duchess Montagu. He was the son-in-law of the last Duke of the previous creation John Montagu 2nd Duke Montagu.

On 23 May 1790 George Brudenell aka Montagu 1st Duke Montagu (age 77) died. Duke Montagu extinct. His brother James Brudenell 5th Earl Cardigan (age 65) succeeded 5th Earl Cardigan. Elizabeth Waldegrave Countess Cardigan (age 31) by marriage Countess Cardigan. On His grandson Henry James Montagu Scott 2nd Baron Montagu (age 13) succeeded 2nd Baron Montagu of Boughton in Northamptonshire. Jane Margaret Douglas Baroness Montagu by marriage Baroness Montagu of Boughton in Northamptonshire.