Hugh Montgomerie (c.1563 - 1586) MP

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Birthplace: Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Cause of death: Shot to death during a feud with Clan Cunningham.
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About Hugh Montgomerie

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Hugh Montgomerie, 4th Earl of Eglinton:

http://thepeerage.com/p2151.htm#i21506

Hugh Montgomerie, 4th Earl of Eglinton [1]

  • M, #21506,
  • b. 1563,
  • d. between 18 April 1586 and 20 April 1586
  • Last Edited=24 Mar 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.19%

Hugh Montgomerie, 4th Earl of Eglinton was born in 1563.[1]

He married, secondly, Helen Kennedy, daughter of Thomas Kennedy of Bargeny.[3]

He married, firstly, Giles Boyd, daughter of Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock and Margaret Colquhoun, between 13 May 1576 and 20 May 1576.[2]

He died between 18 April 1586 and 20 April 1586, shot dead by a party of Cunninghams, as part of the feud between the two families.[1]

He was the son of Hugh Montgomerie, 3rd Earl of Eglinton and Agnes Drummond.[2],[1]

  • He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Eglinton [S., 1507] on 3 June 1585.[2]
  • He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Montgomerie [S., 1445] on 3 June 1585.[2]

Child of Hugh Montgomerie, 4th Earl of Eglinton and Giles Boyd

  • 1. Hugh Montgomerie, 5th Earl of Eglinton1 b. 1584, d. 4 Sep 1612

Citations

  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume V, page 19. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1279. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 3. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1280.
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Hugh Montgomerie, 4th Earl of Eglinton's Timeline

1563
1563
Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland
1584
1584
Age 21
1586
April 20, 1586
Age 23
Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland
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