Edward Wortley Montagu (traveller)

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Edward Wortley Montagu (15 May 1713 – 29 April 1776) was an English author and traveller.wikipedia
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Edward Wortley Montagu (diplomat)

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He was the son of Edward Wortley Montagu, MP and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, whose talent and eccentricity he seems to have inherited.
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.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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He was the son of Edward Wortley Montagu, MP and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, whose talent and eccentricity he seems to have inherited.
She had a son, Edward Wortley Montagu the younger, on 16 May 1713, in London.

Huntingdonshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Huntingdonshire in 1747, and was one of the secretaries at the conference of Aix-la-Chapelle that closed the War of the Austrian Succession.

Constantinople

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In 1716 he was taken by his parents to Constantinople, and at Pera in March 1716-17 was inoculated for smallpox, being the first native of the United Kingdom to undergo the operation.

Beyoğlu

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In 1716 he was taken by his parents to Constantinople, and at Pera in March 1716-17 was inoculated for smallpox, being the first native of the United Kingdom to undergo the operation.

Smallpox

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In 1716 he was taken by his parents to Constantinople, and at Pera in March 1716-17 was inoculated for smallpox, being the first native of the United Kingdom to undergo the operation.

Westminster School

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On the return of his parents to England in 1718 he was placed at Westminster School, from which he ran away more than once.

Oxford

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On the first occasion in July 1726, he was traced to Oxford, and was with difficulty 'reduced to the humble condition of a school-boy.' He decamped again in August 1727, and was not recovered for some months.

Elizabeth Pierrepont, Duchess of Kingston-upon-Hull

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Two similar escapades are mentioned by his tutor, Forster, chaplain to the Duchess of Kingston, but without dates.

Blackwall, London

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The first ended in his discovery, after a year's absence, selling fish in Blackwall; on the second occasion he worked his passage out to Oporto, deserted, went up country, and found employment in the vineyards, but returning to Oporto in charge of some asses, was arrested at the instance of the British consul, brought back to his ship, identified and restored to his parents by the master.

Porto

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The first ended in his discovery, after a year's absence, selling fish in Blackwall; on the second occasion he worked his passage out to Oporto, deserted, went up country, and found employment in the vineyards, but returning to Oporto in charge of some asses, was arrested at the instance of the British consul, brought back to his ship, identified and restored to his parents by the master.

West Indies

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He was then sent to travel with a tutor in the West Indies, and afterwards with a keeper to the Netherlands.

Netherlands

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He was then sent to travel with a tutor in the West Indies, and afterwards with a keeper to the Netherlands.

Arabic

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He made, however, a serious study of Arabic at Leiden (1741), and returned many years later to prosecute his studies. Fluent in Hebrew, Arabic, Chaldaic, and Persian he was also an excellent orator.

Leiden University

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He made, however, a serious study of Arabic at Leiden (1741), and returned many years later to prosecute his studies.

Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (1748)

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He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Huntingdonshire in 1747, and was one of the secretaries at the conference of Aix-la-Chapelle that closed the War of the Austrian Succession.

War of the Austrian Succession

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He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Huntingdonshire in 1747, and was one of the secretaries at the conference of Aix-la-Chapelle that closed the War of the Austrian Succession.

Card game

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In 1751 he was involved in a disreputable gaming quarrel in Paris; arrested for cheating a Jew at cards and then robbing him when he refused to pay; and was imprisoned for eleven days in the Châtelet.

Grand Châtelet

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In 1751 he was involved in a disreputable gaming quarrel in Paris; arrested for cheating a Jew at cards and then robbing him when he refused to pay; and was imprisoned for eleven days in the Châtelet.

Parlement

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He was cleared after the first court hearing before the decision was overturned by the Parlement of Paris and he was ordered to pay a fine of 300 livres.

Mary Stuart, Countess of Bute

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His father left him an annuity of £1000, the bulk of the property going to his sister Lady Bute.

George Romney (painter)

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He set out for extended travel in the East, and George Romney describes him as living in the Turkish manner at Venice.

Venice

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He set out for extended travel in the East, and George Romney describes him as living in the Turkish manner at Venice.

Hebrew language

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Fluent in Hebrew, Arabic, Chaldaic, and Persian he was also an excellent orator.