Sir Hugh Montgomery, 1st Earl of Eglinton

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Hugh Montgomery, Earl of Eglinton

Also Known As: "Hugh Montgomerie", "Hugh Montgomery"
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Birthplace: Eglinton Castle, Kilwinning, Ayrshire,, North Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: September 23, 1545 (81-89)
Eglinton Castle, Kilwinning, Ayrshire,, North Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Montgomerie, Master of Montgomerie and Catherine Kennedy
Husband of Lady Helen Montgomerie, of Argyll
Father of Janet Montgomery; Lady Helen Montgomery; Lady Elizabeth Montgomery; John Montgomerie, Master of Eglington; Hew Montgomery and 10 others
Brother of James Montgomery of Smithston; Helen Montgomery; Euphemia Montgomery; John Montgomery of Bowhouse; Agnes Montgomerie and 1 other
Half brother of Sir Hugh Campbell of Loudoun, sheriff of Ayr and Isabella Erskine (Campbell) of Loudoun

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About Sir Hugh Montgomery, 1st Earl of Eglinton

Hugh, third Lord Montgomerie (1460-1545), was created Earl of Eglinton in 1508, having previously entered upon a feud with the Earl of Glencairn, which long continued between their descendants, and occasionally broke forth in deeds of violence, such as the burning of Eglinton in 1528. Hugh, fourth earl, a youth of singular promise, had enjoyed his inheritance only ten mouths when he fell a victim to this hereditary feud. Riding from his own castle towards Stirling on 20 April 1586, he was, near the bridge of Annick, waylaid and shot by David Cunningham of Robertland and other Cunninghams, emissaries of the Earl of Glencairn.

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Sir Hugh Montgomery, 1st Earl of Eglinton's Timeline

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North Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Age 16
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Blair, Ayrshire, , Scotland
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North Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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August 29, 1483
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Eglinton Castle, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland
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Scotland
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Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland