George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester

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George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester PC (6 April 1737 – 2 September 1788) was a British politician and diplomat.

Manchester was the son of Robert Montagu, 3rd Duke of Manchester.

He was Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire 1761–1762. In 1783, he was appointed a Privy Councillor in 1782.

He married Elizabeth Dashwood, daughter of Sir James Dashwood, 2nd Baronet on 22 October 1762. They had several children, including:

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Coulson Fellowes
The Lord Carysfort
Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire
1761–1762
With: The Lord Carysfort
Succeeded by
The Lord Carysfort
Lord Charles Montagu
Political offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Hertford
Lord Chamberlain
1782–1783
Succeeded by
The Earl of Hertford
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Alleyne FitzHerbert
Ambassador to France
1783
Succeeded by
The Duke of Dorset
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Duke of Manchester
Lord Lieutenant of Huntingdonshire
1762–1788
Succeeded by
The Duke of Montagu
Masonic offices
Preceded by
The Lord Petre
Grand Master of the
Premier Grand Lodge of England

1777–1782
Succeeded by
Prince Henry, Duke of
Cumberland and Strathearn
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Robert Montagu
Duke of Manchester
1762–1788
Succeeded by
William Montagu