Henry Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 1st Baron Montagu of Beaulieu

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"South Hants"
Scott as caricatured by Théobald Chartran in Vanity Fair, September 1881

Henry John Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 1st Baron Montagu of Beaulieu DL, JP (5 November 1832 – 4 November 1905), styled Lord Henry Scott until 1885, was a British Conservative Party politician.

Background and education[edit]

Scott was the second son of Walter Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch and Lady Charlotte Anne Thynne, daughter of Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath. He was educated at Eton.

Political career[edit]

Scott sat as Conservative Member of Parliament for Selkirkshire from 1861 to 1868[1] and for South Hampshire from 1868 to 1884.[2] He was official Verderer of the New Forest from 1890 to 1892, and Honorary Colonel of the 4th Hampshire Rifle Volunteers from 1885. In 1885 he was raised to the peerage as Baron Montagu of Beaulieu, in the County of Southampton.

Family[edit]

Lord Montagu of Beaulieu married the Honourable Cecily Susan Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, daughter of John Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 2nd Baron Wharncliffe, in 1865. They had two sons and one daughter, the Honourable Rachel Cecily Douglas-Scott-Montagu, wife of Henry Forster, 1st Baron Forster.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Allen Eliott-Lockhart
Member of Parliament for Selkirkshire
1861 – 1868
Constituency abolished
Preceded by
Henry Hamlyn-Fane
Sir Jervoise Clarke-Jervois, Bt
Member of Parliament for South Hampshire
1868 – 1884
With: Hon. William Cowper to 1880
Francis Compton from 1880
Succeeded by
Francis Compton
Sir Frederick Fitzwygram, Bt
Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baron Montagu of Beaulieu
1885 – 1905
Succeeded by
John Douglas-Scott-Montagu