Henry John Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 1st Baron Montagu of Beaulieu

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About Henry John Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 1st Baron Montagu of Beaulieu

Henry John Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 1st Baron Montagu of Beaulieu DL JP (5 November 1832 – 4 November 1905), known as Lord Henry Scott until 1885, was a British Conservative Party politician.

The second son of the 5th Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry and Charlotte Anne, daughter of the 2nd Marquess of Bath. In 1865 he married Hon. Cecily Susan Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, daughter of the 2nd Baron Wharncliffe, and the couple had two sons and one daughter.

He was educated at Eton College and served as Conservative Member of Parliament for Selkirkshire from 1861–1868 and for South Hampshire from 1868–1884. He was official Verderer of the New Forest from 1890–1892, and was Honorary Colonel of the 4th Hampshire Rifle Volunteers from 1885.

In 1885 he was raised to the peerage as 1st Baron Montagu of Beaulieu.

His daughter the Hon Rachel Cecily Douglas-Scott-Montagu was the wife of Henry Forster, 1st Baron Forster, Governor-General of Australia 1920-25.

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Henry John Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 1st Baron Montagu of Beaulieu's Timeline

1832
November 5, 1832
Dalkeith
1866
June 10, 1866
London, Middlesex, England
1867
July 30, 1867
England
1870
1870
England
1873
February 6, 1873
England
1905
November 4, 1905
Age 72
Palace House