Edward Montagu 1692-1722

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Edward MONTAGU Viscount Hinchingbrooke 1692-1722

Biographical Note

Son of Edward Montagu, 3rd Earl of Sandwich and Elizabeth (Wilmot). Admitted Fellow-Commoner at Trinity College, Cambridge, 1706. Held various military posts, including, from 1717, colonel of the 37th Foot. MP for Huntingdon 1713-22 and for Huntingdonshire 1722. Married Elizabeth Popham.


He had an engraved armorial bookplate: Franks 20800; *517 (another impression).

The content and disposition of his library have not been established.


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903-4.
  • History of Parliament.