Earl Sandwich

Earl Sandwich is in Earldoms of England Alphabetically, Earldoms of England Chronologically, Extant Earldoms of England.

1660 July Creation of Peerages

1672 Battle of Solebay

1660 July Creation of Peerages

1672 Battle of Solebay

On 28 May 1672 Philip Carteret (age 31) and Winston Churchill were killed at Solebay, Southwold [Map].

Edward Montagu 1st Earl Sandwich (age 46) was killed. His son Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Sandwich (age 24) succeeded 2nd Earl Sandwich.

George Legge 1st Baron Dartmouth (age 25) fought.

Charles Harbord (age 32) was killed. The inscription on his. Monument in Westminster Abbey [Map] reads ... Sr. Charles Harbord Knt. his Majesties Surveyor General, and First Lieutenant of the Royall James, under the most noble and illustrious captain Edward, Earle of Sandwich (age 46), Vice Admirall of England, which after a terrible fight maintained to admiration against a squadron of the Holland fleet for above six houres, neere the Suffolk coast, having put off two fireships, at last being utterly dissabled and few of her men remaining unhurt, was by a third unfortunately set on fire: but he (though he swam well) neglected to save himselfe as some did, and out of the perfect love to that worthy lord (whom for many yeares he had constantly accompanyed in all his honourable imployments, and in all the engagements of the former warr) dyed with him at the age of XXXIII, much bewailed of his father whom he never offended, and much beloved of all for his knowne piety, vertue, loyalty, fortitude and fidelity.

Captain John Cox was killed in action.

Admiral John Holmes (age 32) fought as commander of Rupert.

The Gloucester took part.

On 29 Nov 1688 Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Sandwich (age 40) died. He was buried at All Saints Church, Barnwell [Map]. On 29 Nov 1688 His son Edward Montagu 3rd Earl Sandwich (age 18) succeeded 3rd Earl Sandwich.

On 08 Jul 1689 Edward Montagu 3rd Earl Sandwich (age 19) and Elizabeth Wilmot Countess Sandwich (age 14) were married. She by marriage Countess Sandwich. She the daughter of John Wilmot 2nd Earl Rochester and Elizabeth Malet Countess Rochester. He the son of Edward Montagu 2nd Earl Sandwich and Mary Anne Boyle.

On 20 Oct 1729 Edward Montagu 3rd Earl Sandwich (age 59) died. He was buried at All Saints Church, Barnwell [Map]. His grandson John Montagu 4th Earl Sandwich (age 10) succeeded 4th Earl Sandwich.

On 14 Mar 1741 John Montagu 4th Earl Sandwich (age 22) and Dorothy Fane Countess Sandwich (age 23) were married. She by marriage Countess Sandwich.

On 30 Apr 1792 John Montagu 4th Earl Sandwich (age 73) died. He was buried at All Saints Church, Barnwell [Map]. On 30 Apr 1792 His son John Montagu 5th Earl Sandwich (age 48) succeeded 5th Earl Sandwich.

On 06 Jun 1814 John Montagu 5th Earl Sandwich (age 70) died. He was buried at All Saints Church, Barnwell [Map]. His son George Montagu 6th Earl Sandwich (age 41) succeeded 6th Earl Sandwich. Louisa Lowry-Corry Countess of Sandwich (age 33) by marriage Countess Sandwich.

On 21 May 1818 George Montagu 6th Earl Sandwich (age 45) died. He was buried at All Saints Church, Barnwell [Map]. His son John William Montagu 7th Earl Sandwich (age 6) succeeded 7th Earl Sandwich.

On 06 Sep 1838 John William Montagu 7th Earl Sandwich (age 26) and Mary Paget Countess Sandwich (age 26) were married. She by marriage Countess Sandwich. She the daughter of Henry William Paget 1st Marquess Anglesey (age 70) and Charlotte Cadogan Marchioness Anglesey (age 57). He the son of George Montagu 6th Earl Sandwich and Louisa Lowry-Corry Countess of Sandwich (age 57).

In 1865 John William Montagu 7th Earl Sandwich (age 53) and Blanche Leveson-Gower aka Egerton Countess Sandwich (age 32) were married. She by marriage Countess Sandwich. The difference in their ages was 20 years. She the daughter of Francis Leveson Gower aka Egerton 1st Earl Ellesmere and Harriet Greville Countess Ellesmere (age 62). He the son of George Montagu 6th Earl Sandwich and Louisa Lowry-Corry Countess of Sandwich.

On 03 Mar 1884 John William Montagu 7th Earl Sandwich (age 72) died. He was buried at All Saints Church, Barnwell [Map] on 16 Jun 1884 at which time the Montagu vault was closed. His son Edward Montagu 8th Earl Sandwich (age 44) succeeded 8th Earl Sandwich.

On 26 Jun 1916 Edward Montagu 8th Earl Sandwich (age 76) died unmarried. His nephew George Charles Montagu 9th Earl Sandwich (age 41) succeeded 9th Earl Sandwich. Alberta Sturges Countess Sandwich (age 38) by marriage Countess Sandwich.

On 23 Oct 1951 Earl Sandwich died.

On 15 Jun 1962 George Charles Montagu 9th Earl Sandwich (age 87) died. His son Victor Montagu 10th Earl Sandwich (age 56) succeeded 10th Earl Sandwich. Anne Cavendish Countess Sandwich (age 52) by marriage Countess Sandwich.

On 25 Feb 1995 Victor Montagu 10th Earl Sandwich (age 88) died. His son John Montagu 11th Earl of Sandwich (age 51) succeeded 11th Earl Sandwich.