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  George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Monk or Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (6 December 1608 3 January 1670), second son of Sir Thomas Monk, a gentleman of good family but in embarrassed circumstances, was born at Potheridge, near Torrington, in Devon.
The governorship of Dublin stood vacant, and Leicester appointed Monck.
Monck was, however, soon taken prisoner, at Nantwich (1644), and spent the next two years in the Tower, where he found it difficult to live owing to his want of means.
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 AllRefer.com - Monck, George, 1st duke of Albemarle (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Monck, George, 1st duke of Albemarle 1608–70, English soldier and politician.
Monck believed in the supremacy of civil authority over the military, and when the Protectorate of Richard Cromwell collapsed (1659), he supported the reassembled Rump Parliament (what remained of the Long Parliament after Pride's Purge of 1648) against the army under Gen. John Lambert.
After the Restoration, honors were heaped upon Monck: he was appointed gentleman of the bedchamber, privy councillor, master of the horse, and commander of all military forces; created duke of Albemarle; and granted estates and a pension.
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 George Monck Biography / Biography of George Monck Biography Biography
The English general and statesman George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608-1670), was instrumental in the restoration of Charles II to the English throne in 1660.
George Monck, or Monk, who was born on Dec. 6, 1608, of an old Devonshire family of modest means, chose the vocation of soldier while only 17.
Soon afterward, Monck was recalled by Parliament and given command in the Dutch War of 1652-1654 as a "general of the fleet." Though without naval experience, he learned quickly, and the trust that Parliament had placed in him was vindicated in his victory over the Dutchman Maarten Tromp on July 29-31, 1652.
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 George Monck 1608-70
Monck was a hero of the siege of Breda in 1637, during which he led the storming of the breach that resulted in the city's surrender.
On the outbreak of the Confederate War in Ireland, Monck was appointed colonel of an infantry regiment raised by his kinsman the Earl of Leicester.
Monck was given command of a regiment of foot in Cromwell's army for the invasion of Scotland in July 1650.
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 George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1629 Monck went to the (A constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1579; half the country lies below sea level) Netherlands, then a centre of warfare, and there he gained a high reputation as a leader and a disciplinarian.
Monck was, however, soon taken prisoner, at (Click link for more info and facts about Nantwich) Nantwich (1644), and spent the next two years in the Tower, where he found it difficult to live owing to his want of means.
Monck himself was now in communication with Charles II, whose (Click link for more info and facts about Declaration of Breda) Declaration of Breda was based on Monck's recommendations.
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 General George Monck - Home Page
George Monck in his court robe and coronet as Duke of Albemarle.
Monck swore allegiance to the parliament, which placed him in command of all Britain's armed forces, but once he had seized control of the House of Commons he explained that he really had meant a "full and free" parliament, not the factional "Rump" then sitting.
Monck was not university-educated, having become a soldier at age 16, so his writing style is refreshingly blunt and forthright.
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 Monks coat of arms
George Monck or Monk, second son of Sir Thomas Monk of Potheridge, was, for his exertions in bringing about the restoration of Charles II to the throne of England, raised to peerage in 1670.
Charles Monck Esq., of Grange Gorman, county Dublin was descended from the above-mentioned Robert le Moyne of Devon.
Charles Monck of Grange Gorman (1705), had at least one brother, William from whom descends a known line of the family, one of whom emigrated to Coley Park, Berkshire in England.
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 Life of George Monck by C. H. Firth, 1894
Monck then proceeded to England, landed at Chester on 26 July, and appeared before the parliament on 10 Aug. The house passed a vote in which they "utterly disapproved" of his proceedings in the treaty with O'Neill, but declared their belief in his good faith, and promised not to question his conduct further.
Monck was subsequently engaged during November 1650 in the siege of Dirleton Castle and other small places, and in the spring of 1651 in the capture of the more important fortresses of Tantallon and Blackness.
Monck received the news of the expulsion of the parliament on 17 Oct., concerted his measures the same night, and in the next two days secured Edinburgh, Leith, Berwick, and other fortresses, placed officers whom he could trust in command of his regiments, and arrested those whose defection he feared.
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George Monck, the son of a baron, was born in Devon 1608.
Monck became a professional soldier and on the outbreak of the
George Monck died in 1670 and was buried in Westminster Abbey, London.
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 George Monck, 1r duque de Albemarle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
En 1629 Monck fue a los Países Bajos, entonces un centro de la guerra, y allí él ganó una alta reputación como un líder y disciplinarian.
Monck, sin embargo, pronto fue tomado a preso, en Nantwich (1644), y pasó los dos años próximos en la torre, donde él encontró difícil de vivir debido el suyo desea de medios.
En su retrono a la costa Monck casó a Anne Clarges, mujer de “de poca extracción”, supuesta a menudo haber sido su amante, “siempre un llano casero desaliñado”, dice Pepys, que, como otros programas de escritura que la mencionen, sigue siendo generalmente menos elogioso.
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 George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
George Monk or Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (6 December 1608 – 3 January 1670), second son of Sir Thomas Monk, a gentleman of good family but in embarrassed circumstances, was born at Potheridge, near Torrington, in Devonshire.
Life of George Monck (http://www.generalmonck.com/biography.htm) by Charles Harding Firth, ©1894
The article about George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle contains information related to George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle and References.
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 Pepys' Diary: Monck, George (Duke of Albemarle)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
“George Monk, Duke of Albemarle, was a singularly unheroic character.
Resolved, That George Monck Esquire is nominated and appointed, by this House, to be Captain General of all the Land Forces, in England, Scotland, and Ireland; and that the Concurrence of the House of Commons be desired herein.
Monck did a have a brother that passed away in Dec 61.
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 Coldstream Guards
Monck established the headquarters of his regiment here in 1659, though it was raised at Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Monck, who had become the Duke of Albemarle, died in April 1670 and the Lord General's Regiment was conferred upon the Earl of Craven.
King George II was now on the throne of England and the 1st Battalion, with two other Guards battalions, embarked once more for service in Flanders to support of the cause of Maria Theresa.
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 Monck, George, 1st Duke Of Albemarle, Earl Of Torrington, Baron Monck Of Potheridge, Beauchamp And Teyes --  ...
Monck, George, 1st Duke Of Albemarle, Earl Of Torrington, Baron Monck Of Potheridge, Beauchamp And Teyes --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Monck also spelled Monk English general who fought in Ireland and Scotland during the English Civil Wars and who was the chief architect of the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy in 1660, following 11 years of republican government.
Monck, George, 1st Duke Of Albemarle, Earl Of Torrington, Baron Monck Of Potheridge, Beauchamp And Teyes...
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 Monck, George, 1st duke of Albemarle on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Monck, George, 1st duke of Albemarle on Encyclopedia.com
He was left in charge of London at the time of the great plague (1665) and the great fire (1666).
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 Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Monck fought beside Cromwell in the important victory over the Scots at Dunbar on Sept. 3, 1650, and remained in Scotland as commander in chief to complete its subjugation.
In November 1652 Monck was appointed one of three generals at sea in the First Dutch War and played a leading part in three of the English naval victories.
Monck at first supported Cromwell's son and successor Richard but did not oppose the overthrow of the Protectorate and the recall of the “Rump” of the Long Parliament.
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George was born in 1608 into a family...
Whatever may be said for or against George Monck, he was victor sane sanguine...
George Monck and the Restoration: Victor without bloodshed (Texas Christian University monographs in history and culture...
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 George, kings of England, Scotland, and Ireland --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
George V and George VI belonged to the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
George V died in January 1936, and his eldest son, Edward, the popular prince of Wales, came to the throne as Edward VIII.
Setting out to be a real ruler, George III became the leader of the Tory party, and attempted to make the king superior to Parliament (see George, kings of England, Scotland, and Ireland).
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 George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle Details, Meaning George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle Article and Explanation Guide
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 Articles - Coldstream Guards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Monck took men from the regiments of George Fenwick and Sir Arthur Hazelrigg, five companies each, and on August 23, 1650 formed Monck's Regiment of Foot.
After Cromwell's death, Monck turned to support the monarchy and on January 1, 1660 crossed the River Tweed into England at the village of Coldstream near the border of Scotland and began a five-week march to London.
For his help, Monck was given the Order of the Garter and his regiment was assigned to keep order in London.
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 Duke of Albemarle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
George Monck, Duke of Albemarle (1608 1670), had served with distinction in the Parliamentary army and under the Commonwealth (Cromwell's regime).
But on Cromwell's death, Monck realized that it was Charles on the throne, or chaos.
They were Monck's own private apartments where the Proprietors could gather and plan the new venture of Carolina.
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 Monck, George, 1st duke of Albemarle
Monck or Monk, George, 1st duke of Albemarle
Monck believed in the supremacy of civil authority over the military, and when the Protectorate of Richard
Monck, George, 1st duke of Albemarle (The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition)
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 Protectorate and Restoration
21 February 1660, George Monck responded by restoring to Parliament the Members excluded in Pride's Purge.
The excluded Members declared the Long Parliament restored and appointed Monck Commander in Chief of the army.
When Monck decided to negotiate with Charles II for the restoration of the Stuart dynasty, the Long Parliament dissolved itself (16 March 1660)and called elections for a new Parliament to decide on what terms Charles should resume the throne.
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 Encyclopedia: British and Irish History: Biographies
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