Person NameMontagu; Sir; Henry (c.1563-1642); 1st Earl of Manchester (1626-1642); of Kimbolton Castle
Title1st Earl of Manchester (1626-1642)
Epithetof Kimbolton Castle
Activity"Sir Henry Montagu was one of the representatives of the City of London in the Parliament called by James I upon his accession (19 March 1604) and acquired great distinction as a Parliamentary orator. In 1616 he was apptd. Lord Chief of Justice of the Court of Kings Bench; in 1620, constituted Lord Treasurer of England and elevated, 19 Dec., in the same year to the peerage as Baron Montagu of Kimbolton, Huntingdon, and Viscount Mandeville. Upon the accession of Charles I he was advanced to an Earldom as Earl of Manchester and subsequently apptd. Lord Privy Seal."
- from Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage (103rd ed) 1963
RelationshipsFather: Edward Montagu MP (c.1530 - c.1602)
Mother: Elizabeth Harrington (c.1545 - c.1618)

Spouse: Catherine Spencer (c.1586 - c.1612), daughter of Sir William Spencer MP of Yarnton [Oxon]
Children with Catherine Spencer:
- Lucy Montagu (?-?)
- Elizabeth Montagu (?-before 1657), m. (1) Sir Lewis Mansel and (2) Sir Edward Sebright
- Walter Montagu (d. 1670), Abbot of St. Martin's Abbey, Pontoise, France
- James Montagu (d.1665), m. Mary Baynard
- Henry Montagu (?-?), Master at St. Katherine's Hospital, City of London
- Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester (1602-1671)

Spouse: Anne Holliday (c.1553 - 1619), daughter of William Wincott of Langham [Suffolk]

Spouse: Margaret Crouch (c.1582 - c.1653), daughter of John Crouch of Hertfordshire
Children with Margaret Crouch:
- George Montagu (?-?), m. Elizabeth Irby
- Susan Montagu (?-1652), m. George Brydges, 6th Baron Chandos of Sudeley
Linked entries in the catalogue
KMAN1/A/7/24Manor of Brampton: lease of the Manor
KMAN1/A/13/4/9Release of a claim
KMAN1/A/13/3/4Deed to lead the uses of a fine
KMAN1/A/13/3/3Quitclaim [?]
KMAN1/A/7/25Defeasance for a lease of the Manors of Great Oxenden and Little Oxenden [Northants]
KMAN1/A/13/3/1Lease of property in Kimbolton for 12 years
KMAN1/A/7/26aDeclaration of trust under the will of the late Henry Earl of Manchester
KMAN1Records of the Montagu family of Kimbolton Castle
KMAN1/A/13/2/1Indenture of lands in Pertenhall [Beds] and Kimbolton
KMAN1/A/13/3/7Articles of agreement for the disposal of the Wingfield estates
KMAN1/A/13/2/14Covenant to levy a fine [?] for Kimbolton Manor and Castle
KMAN1/A/13/2/15Bargain and sale for property in Stonely and Kimbolton
KMAN1/A/13/2/3Assignment of lease of property in Kimbolton
KMAN1/A/13/3/8Fine [?]
KMAN1/A/13/3/2Grant of the Manor of Swineshead
KMAN1/A/13/3/6Letter from John Wingfield, presumably intended for Sir Henry Montagu
KMAN1/A/13/3/5Lease of several closes in Kimbolton
KMAN1/A/13/4/8Feoffment of a piece of ground in Kimbolton
KMAN1/A/13/4/10Feoffment of property in Swineshead
KMAN1/A/13/4/11Contract for sale of Stonely Priory and other closes in Kimbolton and Great Staughton
KMAN1/A/13/4/12Feoffment of Stonely Priory and other closes in Kimbolton and Great Staughton
KMAN1/A/13/4/7Feoffment of the Manor of Swineshead
KMAN1/A/13/4/15Declaration of trust
KMAN1/A/13/4/2Lease of several closes in Kimbolton and Stow
KMAN1/A/13/4/5Lease of several closes in Kimbolton and Stow
KMAN1/A/13/4/6Lease of several closes in Kimbolton and Stow
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