Montgomery  Places & People

Clan Montgomery People

Hugh Montgomery (d.1588)
Third Earl of Eglinton, he was a staunch supporter of Mary Queen of Scots and fought for her at the Battle of Langside, where he was taken prisoner. He was declared guilty of treason, but repented in 1571 and accepted James VI. He went on to sit in parliament and became and important political figure of the time.


Field Marshall Montgomery
Bernard Law Montgomery (1928-197)
Known as “Montgomery of Alamein”, he was a respected militarian, and later a successful businessman. He was created a Viscount in 1946.

David Montgomery (b.1937)
A respected American photographer, known for his portraits of the Royal family and politicians, including Margaret Thatcher.