Archibald Montgomerie, 11th Earl of Eglinton
Archibald Montgomerie, 11th Earl of Eglinton (
18 May 1726– 30 October 1796) was a Scottish soldier and Member of Parliament(MP) in the British Parliament. He was the second son of Alexander Montgomerie, 9th Earl of Eglinton.
Montgomerie was educated at
Eton Collegeand Winchester School. He joined the Army in 1743, becoming a major general in 1772, a lieutenant general in 1777 and a general in 1793.
During his army career Montgomerie raised a Highland battalion. He participatred, along with
George Washingtonin the Forbes expedition against Fort Duquesnein 1758. In 1760, he commanded an expedition against the Cherokeeduring the Anglo-Cherokee War.
He inherited the Earldom on
25 October, 1769when his brother Alexander Montgomerie, 10th Earl of Eglintonwas murdered. He served as a Scottish representative peer1776-1796. He was Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire1794-1796.
On his death the Earldom passed to a third cousin,
Hugh Montgomerie, 12th Earl of Eglinton.
Barony and Castle of Giffen
*"History of Parliament: House of Commons 1754-1790", by Sir
Lewis Namierand James Brooke(Sidgwick & Jackson 1964)
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