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Sir Henry 
Montagu
c. 1563 - 1642


Sir Henry 
Montagu
, First Earl of Manchester. Judge and senior statesman; trusted advisor of Charles I, close friend and political ally of Francis Bacon. Entered Cambridge, 1583; Middle Temple; parliament, 1601; took the popular side against the doctrine that the king could impose taxes at will; elected recorder of London, 1603; knighted, 1603; supervised execution of Jesuit Henry Garnet for Gunpowder Plot, 1606; ingratiated himself to king James, appointed to king's council, 1607; serjeant-at-law, 1610; king's serjeant, 1610; chief justice of the king's bench, 1616; ordered execution of Sir Walter Raleigh, 1618; lord high treasurer of England, 1620; was created Baron Montague, Viscount Mandeville; resigned lord-treasureship at insistence of Buckingham, 1620; master of the court of wards, 1624; head of Virginia commission, 1624; lord privy seal, 1628; member of the court of star-chamber. Trusted advisor to Charles I. One of the guardians of the realm during the kings absence in Scotland; 1641.
19 december 1620: Baron Montagu of Kimbolton, Viscount Mandeville 5 february 1626: Earl of Manchester
He married: (1). Catherine, 2nd dau. of Sir William Spencer of Yarnton in Oxfordshire, himself the 3rd son of Sir John Spencer of Althorp. In this way, the present duke's family is connected to the Spencers and the Churchills. (2). Anne, dau. and heiress of William Wincot of Langham, co. Stafford, and widow of Sir Leonard Halliday, once lord mayor of London. (3). [1620] Margaret, daughter of John Crouch, Esq., of Cornbury in Hertfordshire, and widow of John Hare, Esq. Lord Manchester died 7 november 1642.

Born: c. 1563Baptised:
Died: 7th Nov 1642Buried:
Family:
Montagu

Titles:

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Options ]

1.
Sir Henry 
Montagu
(
Spencer
,
Wincot
,
Crouch
) c. 1563 - 1642
2.
Sir Edward 
Montagu
(
Harington
) 1532 - 1602
4.
Sir Edward 
Montagu
(
Roper
,
Lane
) ante 1515 - post 1532
5.
3.
Elizabeth 
Harington
(
Montagu
)
6.
7.

Siblings


1.
Theodosia 
Montagu
(
Capel
)
2.
Sir Walter 
Montagu

3.
James 
Montagu

4.
Sir Charles 
Montagu
+ 1625
5.
Sir Edward 
Montagu
+ 1644
6.
Sydney 
Montagu
(
Pepys
) + 1644
7.
Frances 
Montagu
(
Manners
) + 1671

Spouses



1. ante 1612
Catherine 
Spencer
(
Montagu
) + 1612
2. ante Jan 1612
Anne 
Wincot
(
Halliday
,
Montagu
)
3. 1620
Margaret 
Crouch
(
Hare
,
Montagu
) + post 1620

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Margaret 
Crouch
(
Hare
,
Montagu
) + post 1620
1.
Susannah 
Montagu
(
Brydges
)
b.
Catherine 
Spencer
(
Montagu
) + 1612
2.
Henry 
Montagu
c. ?
3.
Elizabeth 
Montagu
(
Mansel
)
3a.
Sir Lewis 
Mansel
(
Montagu
) * c. 1594
3.1.
Sir Edward 
Mansel
(
Carne
) c. 1637 - 1706 ...
d.
Catherine 
Spencer
(
Montagu
) + 1612
4.
Edward 
Montagu
(
Rich
,
Cheek
) 1602 - 1671
4a.
Essex 
Cheek
(
Bevill
,
Montagu
) + 1658
4.1.
Lucy 
Montagu
4b.
4.2.
Frances 
Montagu
(
Saunderson
)
4.3.
Anne 
Montagu
(
Rich
)
4c.
Essex 
Cheek
(
Bevill
,
Montagu
) + 1658
4.4.
M/? 
Montagu
4.5.
M/? 
Montagu
4.6.
M/? 
Montagu
4.7.
M/? 
Montagu
4.8.
M/? 
Montagu
4.9.
M/? 
Montagu
4.10.
Essex 
Montagu
(
Ingram
)
4d.
4.11.
Robert 
Montagu
(
Yelverton
) + 1683 ...
5.
James 
Montagu
(
Baynard
) + 1665
5a.
Mary 
Baynard
(
Montagu
)
5.1.
James 
Montagu
...
5.2.
Mary 
Montagu
(
Ewer
) ...
6.
Walter 
Montagu
+ 1670
e.
Margaret 
Crouch
(
Hare
,
Montagu
) + post 1620
7.
George 
Montagu
(
Irby
) + 1681
7a.
Elizabeth 
Irby
(
Montagu
)
7.1.
Charles 
Montagu
(
Yelverton
) 1661 - 1715
7.2.
Edward 
Montagu
(
Pelham
) + post 1685 ...
7.3.
Christopher 
Montagu
(
Montagu
) + post 1688
Sources

Timeline


c. 1563Born
ante Jan 1612Married
Anne 
Wincot
(
Halliday
,
Montagu
)
ante 1612Married
Catherine 
Spencer
(
Montagu
) + 1612
1620Married
Margaret 
Crouch
(
Hare
,
Montagu
) + post 1620
5th Feb 1626
Sir Henry 
Montagu
(
Spencer
,
Wincot
,
Crouch
) c. 1563 - 1642 inherited the title
Manchester
  [E]
7th Nov 1642Died
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