Edward Wortley Montagu (diplomat)

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Sir Edward Wortley-Montagu (8 February 167822 January 1761) was British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, husband of the writer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and father of the writer and traveller Edward Wortley Montagu.wikipedia
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Edward Wortley Montagu (traveller)

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Sir Edward Wortley-Montagu (8 February 167822 January 1761) was British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, husband of the writer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and father of the writer and traveller Edward Wortley Montagu. On his death he left the hall and a large fortune to his daughter Mary, having in 1755 cut off his son Edward with only a small allowance.
He was the son of Edward Wortley Montagu, MP and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, whose talent and eccentricity he seems to have inherited.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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Sir Edward Wortley-Montagu (8 February 167822 January 1761) was British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, husband of the writer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and father of the writer and traveller Edward Wortley Montagu.
By 1710, Lady Mary had two possible suitors to choose from: Edward Wortley Montagu and Clotworthy Skeffington.

Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull

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He was best known for his correspondence with, seduction of, and elopement with the aristocratic writer, Mary, daughter of Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull.
Lady Mary Pierrepoint (d.1762), who married the diplomat Edward Wortley-Montagu

Wortley Hall

He succeeded his father in 1727, inheriting Wortley Hall, near Barnsley in South Yorkshire.
The Hall was significantly remodelled by Giacomo Leoni in 1742–46 and the East Wing added in 1757–61 for Sir Edward Wortley Montagu, MP and Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire who died in 1761.

Mary Stuart, Countess of Bute

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On his death he left the hall and a large fortune to his daughter Mary, having in 1755 cut off his son Edward with only a small allowance.
Lady Bute was born in 1718, the only daughter of Sir Edward Wortley Montagu and Lady Mary Pierrepont, the daughter of the Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull.

Huntingdon (UK Parliament constituency)

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Montagu himself was a prominent Whig politician, and was MP for Huntingdon before eventually becoming a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury from 1714 to 1715.

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute

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Mary married the future Prime Minister, John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute.
On 24 August 1736, he married Mary Wortley Montagu (daughter of Sir Edward and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu), bringing the large Wortley estates to his family.

Peterborough (UK Parliament constituency)

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Upon his return to England from Constantinople, he fell out with the Whig hierarchy but remained a Member of Parliament for Huntingdon (1722–1734) and Peterborough (1734 until his death in 1761).

Great Britain

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Sir Edward Wortley-Montagu (8 February 167822 January 1761) was British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, husband of the writer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and father of the writer and traveller Edward Wortley Montagu.

Ottoman Empire

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Sir Edward Wortley-Montagu (8 February 167822 January 1761) was British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, husband of the writer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and father of the writer and traveller Edward Wortley Montagu.

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

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Son of Sidney Wortley Montagu and grandson of Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, Wortley Montagu was educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge (1693) and trained in the law at the Middle Temple (1693), was called to the bar in 1699 and entered the Inner Temple in 1706.

Westminster School

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Son of Sidney Wortley Montagu and grandson of Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, Wortley Montagu was educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge (1693) and trained in the law at the Middle Temple (1693), was called to the bar in 1699 and entered the Inner Temple in 1706.

Trinity College, Cambridge

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Son of Sidney Wortley Montagu and grandson of Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, Wortley Montagu was educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge (1693) and trained in the law at the Middle Temple (1693), was called to the bar in 1699 and entered the Inner Temple in 1706.

Middle Temple

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Son of Sidney Wortley Montagu and grandson of Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, Wortley Montagu was educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge (1693) and trained in the law at the Middle Temple (1693), was called to the bar in 1699 and entered the Inner Temple in 1706.

Inner Temple

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Son of Sidney Wortley Montagu and grandson of Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, Wortley Montagu was educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge (1693) and trained in the law at the Middle Temple (1693), was called to the bar in 1699 and entered the Inner Temple in 1706.

Whigs (British political party)

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Montagu himself was a prominent Whig politician, and was MP for Huntingdon before eventually becoming a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury from 1714 to 1715.

Lords Commissioners of the Treasury

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Montagu himself was a prominent Whig politician, and was MP for Huntingdon before eventually becoming a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury from 1714 to 1715.

Edirne

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He arrived with his wife at Adrianople (now known as Edirne) on 13 March 1717.

Habsburg Monarchy

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As Ambassador, he was charged with pursuing the ongoing negotiations between the Ottomans and the Habsburg Empire.

Constantinople

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Unsuccessful in the position he was not made Ambassador to the Ottoman Porte in Constantinople before he was recalled in October 1717.

Earl of Wharncliffe

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He was a descendant of Edward Wortley Montagu (grandson of Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich,) and his wife, the author Lady Mary Wortley Montagu.

1712 in literature

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August 23 – Lady Mary Pierrepont marries Edward Wortley Montagu, following their elopement.