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Roger Miller   Link to this

The 2nd Earl of Manchester is my Lord's cousin. His father Henry was the brother of my Lord's father Sidney.

Some background information is here: http://www.montaguemillennium.com/research/hinc...

Roger Miller   Link to this

Some more information about the 2nd Earl of Manchester

http://lego70.tripod.com/england/manchester.htm

Phil   Link to this

He is the Lord Chamberlain from 1660 to 1671. There is more on this position here: http://81.1911encyclopedia.org/L/LO/LORD_CHAMBE...

Phil   Link to this

Yet more background information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Montagu%2C_...

Pedro.   Link to this

Lord Manchester and Catarina de Braganca.

According to Hilda Lewis in her biography of Catarina, Lord Manchester was the first person that the Portuguese Ambassador, D. Fransico de Mello, sounded out about the proposed marriage. Her mother D. Luisa had already had words with Luis XIV and Henrietta. The King then went on to consult with Hyde.
It was probably during May 1661?

Bill   Link to this

Robert Mountagu (Viscount Mandeville) http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/850/?c=5... is his son.

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