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dau.' John Maddison, of Stamford, co. Lincoln ; b.
II Mar. 1758 ; admitted student of Lincoln's Inn
25 Oct. 1774; ensign ist foot-guards 23 Jan. 1778;
lieut. and capt. 18 July 1780 ; capt. and lieut.-
col. 6 July 1790 ; major-general 1798 ; governor of
Jersey ; d. 11 Jan. 1800 at Truro. (Burke, P. and
B. ; Lincoln's Inn Rec. ; Gent. Mag. 1800, p. 91 b)

MONSON, MR. 1765-72.

George Henry, 2nd s. John, 2nd Baron Monson
{see above) ; b. ij Oct. 1755 ; capt. 3rd dragoon
guards ; w. 15 Mar. 1784 Susanna, dau. George
Johnson, and widow of Thomas Smith, of Hawkes-
worth ; d. ij June 1823. (Burke, P. and B.)

MONSON, MR. 1763-70.

John, entered 15 Apr. 1763 {Harris), l,$-S-o.', e.s.
John, 2nd Baron Monson {see above) ; b. 25 May
1753; LL.D. (Lambeth) 1776; recorder of Lin-
coln ; m. 18 July 1777 Elizabeth, dau. William
(Capell), 4th Earl of Essex ; succeeded as 3rd Baron
Monson 23 July 1774; d. 20 May 1806; bur. at
South Carlton, co. Lincoln. (G.E.C., Complete
Peerage.)

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MONSON, MR. 1769-74 {Harris).

William, 4th s. John, 2nd Baron Monson {see
above) ; ^. 15 Dec. 1760 ; ensign 12th foot 22 Mar.
1777 ; lieut. 27 Dec. 1778 ; capt. 14th foot I Feb.
1780; capt. 52nd foot 5 Aug. 1785 &c. ; M.P. for
Lincoln 1806-7 ; m. 10 Jan. 1786 Anne, youngest
dau. John Debonnaire ; was father of the 6th Baron
Monson ; d. 10 Dec. 1807 at Bath. {Diet. Nat.
Biog. ; Army Lists ; Gent. Mag. 1807, p. 1235.)

MONTAGU, MR. 1780-90 {Heath).

George John, s. John, 5th Earl of Sandwich,
by his 2nd wife Mary, e. dau. Harry (Powlett),
6th Duke of Bolton ; b. 4 Feb., hap. 5 Mar. 1773
at St. Marylebone ; admitted fellow-commoner at
Trinity College, Cambridge, 23 June 1790 ; M.A.
1792; M.P. for CO. Huntingdon 1794-1814; suc-
ceeded as 6th Earl of Sandwich 6 June 1814; m.
9 July 1804 Louise, dau. Armar (Lowry-Corry), ist
Earl of Belmore ; d. zi May 1818 of consumption
at Rome. (G.E.C., Complete Peerage.)

MONTAGU, LORD HENRY 1785-93 (private tutor, Luxmoore).
Henry James, 2nd surviving s. Henry (Scott),
3rd Duke of Buccleuch, by Elizabeth, dau. and
eventual heir of George (Montagu), Duke of
Montagu; b. 16 Dec. 1776; admitted nobleman
at St. John's College, Cambridge, 3 Dec. 1793 ;
M.A. 1797 ; succeeded his maternal grandfather
in the barony of Montagu 23 May 1790 ; m.
22 Nov. 1804 Jane Margaret, dau. Archibald, ist
Lord Douglas ; d. s.p.m. 30 Oct. 1845. (G.E.C.,
Complete Peerage ; St. John's Coll., Camb., Adm.)

MONTAGU, MR. 1762-65 {Davies).

John, entered 30 Oct. 1762, fee ^5-5-0 ; o.s.
Edward Hussey (who, having assumed the name
and arms of Montagu in 1749, was created Baron
Beaulieu in 1762), by Isabella, elder dau. and
co-heir of John, Duke of Montagu, and widow of
William (Montagu), Duke of Manchester; b. 18 Jan.
ij\6lj ; known at Eton as ' Devil Montagu ' ;
M.P, for Windsor 1772-87 ; d. unm. and v.p.
25 June 1787 in the south of France, when styled
' Lord Montagu,' his father having been advanced
to the earldom of Beaulieu 8 July 1784. (G.E.C.,
Complete Peerage; Gent. Mag. I'/Sy, p. 548 a;
Angelo, Reminiscences, ii. 298.)

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MONTAGU, MR. 1778-84 (private tutor, Bayley).

John George, e.s. John, 5th Earl of Sandwich,
by Elizabeth, only dau. George (Dunk), 2nd Earl
of Halifax; b. 3 Apr., bap. 4 May 1767 at St.
Marylebone ; admitted fellow-commoner at Trinity
College, Cambridge, 14 Jan. 1785 ; M.A. 1787 ; M.P.
for Huntingdon 1790 ; m. 2 Mar. 1790 Dorothy
Charlotte, only dau. Stephen Beckingham, of
Bourne Place, co. Kent ; d. s.p. and v. p. 29 Nov.
1790 in Grosvenor Square; bur. at Barnwell.
(G.E.C., Complete Peerage ; Trtn. Coll., Camb.y
Adm)

MONTAGU, MR. 1759-68.

William Augustus, entered 13 May 1759 {M.
Toung), fee £5-5-0 ; 2nd s. John, 4th Earl of
Sandwich, by Dorothy, dau. Charles (Fane), ist
Viscount Fane ; admitted fellow-commoner at
Trinity College, Cambridge, 16 Nov. 1768, aged
16; M.A. 1772; admitted student of Lincoln's
Inn 8 Dec. 1768; M.P. for Huntingdon 1774-
y6 ; d. unm. 14 Jan. 1776 at Lisbon. (Trin.
Coll., Camb., Adm.; The World, 31 Mar. 1787.)

MONTGOMERY 1765-72.

George, entered 7 July 1765 {Prior), fee £1-1-0;
s. George M. ; b. in co. Cavan ; admitted fellow-
commoner at Trinity College, Dublin, 13 July 1773,
aged 17 ; d. young. (T.C.D. Adm.)

MOORE 1778-84.

Abraham, s. Rev. William and Elizabeth M. ;
bap. 2 July 1766 at South Tawton, co. Devon ;
K.S. 1778 ; admitted scholar at King's College,
Cambridge, 30 July 1785 ; B.A. 1790; M.A. 1794;
fellow of King's 1788-18 18 ; admitted student of
Lincoln's Inn 2 Feb. 1790 ; steward of the courts
at Eton 1803-21 ; M.P. for Shaftesbury 1820-22 ;
translator of Pindar ; as auditor and manager
of the property of Earl Grosvenor, he behaved
discreditably, and fled to America, where he d. in
Sep. 1822 at New York, of yellow fever, his wife
dying a few days later of the same disease ; a
steward of the Eton anniversary 1805. (^.C
Bap. Cert. ; Gent. Mag. 1822, ii. 569.)

MOORE 1781-88 {Harris, Foster).

Perhaps Charles, 2nd s. Dr. John M., archbishop of

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MOORE Canterbury, by Catharine, dau. Sir Robert Eden,

cont. bart., of West Auckland ; matric. at Oxford, from

Christ Church, 22 Dec. 1788, aged 17 ; B.A. 1792 ;
M.A. 1795; M.P. for Woodstock 1799-1802; for
Heytesbury 1802-6, and 1807-12; subscribed to
Musae Etonenses, ed. 1795 ; d. 14 Dec, 1826 in
Charles St., Berkeley Square. {Gent. Mag. 1832,
i. 25



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