Montagu Bertie, 5th Earl of Abingdon
Montagu Bertie, 5th Earl of Abingdon (30 April 1784 – 16 October 1854) was an English peer.
Bertie was the third son of Willoughby Bertie, 4th Earl of Abingdon and Charlotte Warren, a daughter of Peter Warren (Royal Navy officer) and a descendant of the Schuyler family, the Van Cortlandt family, and the Delancey family of British North America. 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.
Lord Abingdon was Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire between 1826 and 1854 and High Steward of Abingdon.
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, and a distant cousin with common ancestry to the Schuyler family and Van Cortlandt families of British North America. 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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- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (2003 edition). London: Pan Macmillan, 2003.,[page needed]
- Lundy, Darryl. "p. 1263 § 12625". The Peerage.[unreliable source?]
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Abingdon
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