Matthew Montagu, 4th Baron Rokeby

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Matthew Montagu, 4th Baron Rokeby (1762–1831), known as Matthew Robinson until 1776, was a British Member of Parliament and Peer of the Realm.

Montagu was born Matthew Robinson, the son of Morris Robinson of the Six Clerks' Office, Chancery Lane and nephew of Matthew Robinson, 2nd Baron Rokeby. He changed his named to Montagu upon inheriting the estate of his paternal aunt, Elizabeth Montagu, at Sandleford Priory in Berkshire in 1776. He represented the Cornish constituencies of Bossiney (1786–90), Tregony (1790–95) in the Parliament of Great Britain and St Germans (1806–12) in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. In 1829 he succeeded his brother as 4th Baron Rokeby.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Hon. Charles Stuart
Bamber Gascoyne
Member of Parliament for Bossiney
1786–1790
With: Hon. Charles Stuart
Succeeded by
Hon. James Archibald Stuart
Humphrey Minchin
Preceded by
Robert Kingsmill
Hon. Hugh Seymour Conway
Member of Parliament for Tregony
17901796
With: John Stephenson 1790–4
Hon. Robert Stewart 1794–6
Succeeded by
John Nicholls
Sir Lionel Copley, Bt
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
James Langham
Lord Binning
Member of Parliament for St Germans
18061812
With: Sir Joseph Yorke 1806–10
Charles Philip Yorke 1810–12
Succeeded by
Hon. James Archibald Stuart
Henry Goulburn
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Morris Robinson
Baron Rokeby
1829–1831
Succeeded by
Edward Montagu