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Sir William Montagu

Sir William Montagu was a judge and politician (elected MP for Huntingdon in 1640). Future Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer (1676).


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MONTAGU, Sir WILLIAM (1619?-1706), judge; son of Edward Montagu, first baron Montagu of Boughton; educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge; barrister, Middle Temple, 1641; M.P., Huntingdon, 1640: Cambridge University, 1660; attorney-general to Charles II's queen, 1662; serjeant-at-law and lord chief baron of the exchequer, 1676; removed from the bench on his refusal to give an unqualified opinion in favour of the prerogative of dispensation, 1686 ; assessor to the convention. 1689.
---Dictionary of National Biography: Index and Epitome. S. Lee, 1906.

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