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William Montagu
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Birth: 1285
Somerset, England
Death: Oct. 18, 1319
Departement des Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Aquitaine, France

William Montagu was an English nobleman and courtier of King Edward II. He was the son of Simon de Montagu, 1st Baron Montacute (d.1316) and Hawise St. Amand. William's marriage to Elizabeth Montfort was arranged by Eleanor of Castile,the first wife of King Edward I of England. The Montagu family was a West Country family with roots going back to the Conquest, who held extensive lands in Somerset, Dorset and Devon. William distinguished himself in the Scottish Wars of Edward I, and served as steward of the household of Edward II. Some of the members of the nobility, including Thomas of Lancaster, viewed Montagu with suspicion, he believed William had to much influence on the king. For this reason he was sent to Aquitaine, to serve as seneschal. He died there in October 1319. He was succeeded by his son William, who was closely associated with Edward III, and was created Earl of Salisbury. 
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  Simon de Montagu (____ - 1316)
  Hawise St. Amand Montagu (____ - 1287)
  Elizabeth de Montfort de Montagu (1275 - 1354)*
  John De Montagu (1295 - 1317)*
  William Montagu (1301 - 1344)*
*Calculated relationship
Bisham Priory
Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough
Berkshire, England
Maintained by: A.D.L
Originally Created by: Mad
Record added: Aug 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57336235
William Montagu
Added by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
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For my 21st Great Grandfather. Peace.
- Bonnie Schermer
 Added: Mar. 20, 2017
Beloved Great grandparent we have not forgotten you
- RFB Jenkins
 Added: Jan. 4, 2017
My 20th great-grandfather, Honoring and Remembering, may you Rest-in-peace.
- Terry Louis Linton
 Added: Dec. 29, 2016
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