Edward Montagu (died 1738)
Brigadier Edward Montagu or Montague (after 1684 – 2 August 1738) was a British soldier and politician. He was the MP for Northampton from 1722 to 1734. He was brother to Charles Montagu, 1st Earl of Halifax, and grandson of Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester.
From 1725 to 1732, he was lieutenant-governor of Fort St. Philip, in Minorca, and was then appointed Governor of Kingston-upon-Hull. He was the father of five sons, including George Montagu and Sir Charles Montagu, and two daughters.
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|Parliament of Great Britain|
|Member of Parliament for Northampton
With: William Wilmer 1722–1727
Hon. George Compton 1727–1734
Hon. George Compton
|Colonel of Edward Montagu's Regiment of Foot
Hon. Stephen Cornwallis
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