Earl of Montgomery

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Earldom of Montgomery
Coronet of a British Earl.svg
CoA Arms of the Earl of Pembroke (creation of 1551).svg
Per pale azure and gules, three lions rampant argent[1][2]
Creation date 4 May 1605
Monarch James I
Peerage Peerage of England
First holder Sir Philip Herbert
Present holder William Herbert, 18th Earl of Pembroke, 15th Earl of Montgomery
Heir apparent Reginald Henry Michael Herbert, Lord Herbert
Remainder to Males heir of the body lawfully begotten
Subsidiary titles Baron Herbert of Shurland
Seat(s) Wilton House
Armorial motto Ung je serviray ("One will I serve")[2]

The title Earl of Montgomery (pronounced "Mun-gum-ery") was created in the Peerage of England in 1605 for Sir Philip Herbert, younger son of the 2nd Earl of Pembroke. The first Earl inherited the Earldom of Pembroke in 1630 from his brother, the 3rd Earl, and the two titles remain united.[2]

The heir apparent is the present holder's only son Reginald Henry Michael Herbert, Lord Herbert (b. 2012).

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