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Henry MONTAGU
Matric. Fell.-Com. from CHRIST'S, Mar., 1582/3.
3rd s. of Sir Edward, of Boughton, Northamptonshire . B. there, c 1563 .
Adm. at the Middle Temple, 06 Nov., 1585.
Called to the Bar, 09 Jun., 1592.
Autumn Reader, 1606 .
M.P. for Higham Ferrers [ Northamptonshire ], 1593, 1597-8, 1601 ; for London , 1604-11 .
Recorder of London , 1603-16 .
Knighted, 23 Jul., 1603.
K.C., 1607 .
Serjeant-at-law and King's serjeant, 1611 .
Chief Justice of the King's bench, 1616-21 .
Presided at the trial of Sir Walter Raleigh, 1618 .
Lord High Treasurer, 1620-1 .
Created Baron Montagu of Kimbolton and Viscount Mandeville, 19 Dec., 1620.
Lord President of the Council, 1621-8 .
Lord-Lieutenant of Huntingdonshire , 1624-42 .
Created Earl of Manchester, 05 Feb., 1625/6.
Lord privy seal, 1628-42 .
High Steward of the University, 1634-42 .
An assiduous member of the Star Chamber.
Appointed one of the guardians of the realm during Charles I's absence, 1641 .
Speaker of the House of Lords, May, 1642.
Author of Contemplatio Mortis et Immortalitatis .
Died 07 Nov., 1642; buried at Kimbolton [ Huntingdonshire ].
Brother of James (1585) and Sidney (1588), father of James ( 1623-4 ), George ( 1638-9 ), Sidney (1641), Walter ( 1617-8 ) and Edward ( 1617-8 ).
( Peile, I. 173; D.N.B. ; A. B. Beaven.)
Henry MONTAGU
Approx. lifespan: 1563–1642
Matric. Fell.-Com. from Christ's College 1582/3:03
3rd s. of Sir Edward MONTAGU of Boughton, Northamptonshire ,
b. there c1563
Adm. at the Middle Temple 1585:11:06
Called to the Bar 1592:06:09
Autumn Reader 1606
M.P. for Higham Ferrers, [Northamptonshire], 1593, 1597-8, 1601 ; for London , 1604-11
Recorder of London , 1603-16
Knighted 1603:07:23
K.C. 1607
Serjeant-at-law and King's serjeant 1611
Chief Justice of the King's bench 1616-21
Presided at the trial of Sir Walter Raleigh 1618
Lord High Treasurer 1620-21
Created Baron MONTAGU of Kimbolton and Viscount Mandeville 1620:12:19
Lord President of the Council 1621-28
Lord-Lieutenant of Huntingdonshire , 1624-42
Created Earl of Manchester 1625/6:02:05
Lord privy seal 1628-42
High Steward of the University 1634-42
An assiduous member of the Star Chamber.
Appointed one of the guardians of the realm during Charles I's absence 1641
Speaker of the House of Lords 1642:05
Author of Contemplatio Mortis et Immortalitatis
Died 1642:11:07 ; buried at Kimbolton, [Huntingdonshire],
brother of James MONTAGU (1585)
brother of Sidney MONTAGU (1588)
father of James MONTAGU (1623)
father of George MONTAGU (1638)
father of Sidney MONTAGU (1641)
father of Walter MONTAGU (1617)
brother of Edward MONTAGU (1617)
( Peile, I. 173; D.N.B. ; A. B. Beaven.)

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