Montagu Bertie, 5th Earl of Abingdon

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Montagu Bertie, 5th Earl of Abingdon (30 April 1784 – 16 October 1854) was an English peer.

Background[edit]

Bertie was the third son of Willoughby Bertie, 4th Earl of Abingdon and Charlotte Warren. As his two elder brothers predeceased their father, on the latter's death on 26 September 1799 he succeeded him as 5th Earl of Abingdon.

Public life[edit]

Lord Abingdon was Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire between 1826 and 1854 and High Steward of Abingdon.

Family[edit]

Lord Abingdon's first wife was Emily Gage (d. 28 August 1838), daughter of General the Honourable Thomas Gage and Margaret Kemble, 27 August 1807. They lived at Wytham Abbey in Berkshire (now Oxfordshire) and had eight children:

  • Montagu Bertie, 6th Earl of Abingdon (1808–1884)
  • Lady Charlotte Margaret Bertie (23 July 1809 – 7 November 1893)
  • Lady Emily Caroline Bertie (11 August 1810 – 18 March 1891), married Hon. Rev. Charles Bathurst (d. 1842), without issue
  • Hon. Albemarle Bertie (26 September 1811 – 4 February 1825)
  • Hon. Rev. Henry William Bertie (16 September 1812 – 31 December 1894), vicar of Great Ilford
  • Lady Augusta Georgiana Bertie (14 April 1815 – 7 May 1815)
  • Hon. Vere Peregrine Bertie (23 November 1817 – 21 March 1818)
  • Lt. Hon. Brownlow Charles Bertie (19 August 1819 – 30 December 1852)

Abingdon's second wife was Lady Frederica Augusta Kerr, daughter of Vice-Admiral Lord Mark Robert Kerr and Charlotte MacDonnell, 3rd Countess of Antrim, whom he married on 11 March 1841.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Craven
Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire
1826–1854
Succeeded by
The Earl of Abingdon
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Willoughby Bertie
Earl of Abingdon
1799–1854
Succeeded by
Montagu Bertie