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Robert Monckton

Robert Monckton, British army officer, colonial governor. Served with English Army at Flanders and Germany, 1742-1743; member Parliament from Pontefract, 1751-1752, 71.

Background

  • Monckton, Robert was born on June 24, 1726 in England. Son of John and Lady Elizabeth (Manners) Monckton.

  • Career

    • Captain, 1744; major general and commander.

    Membership

    Served with English Army at Flanders and Germany, 1742-1743. Member Parliament from Pontefract, 1751-1752, 71.

    Connections

    • father: John Monckton
    • mother: Lady Elizabeth (Manners) Monckton
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    Born June 24, 1726
    Died March 21, 1782
    (aged 55)
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