Memorial: M4781

Place of burial in Henry VII’s chapel, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, of  General at sea, Edward Montagu, First Earl of Sandwich d. 1672.

Location

Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England

Details

Position: Henry VII chapel
Vessel: HMS Royal James

Event

1672-1674 Third Anglo-Dutch War

Event Date

Battle of Solebay 1672

People

Montagu, Edward
Age: 46
Date of Death: 1672
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: General at sea
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: First Earl of Sandwich. On 'Royal James' in Battle of Solebay when blew up. Body recovered from sea. Place of burial, no monument.

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