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.


Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England


Position: Henry VII chapel
Vessel: HMS Royal James


1672-1674 Third Anglo-Dutch War

Event Date

Battle of Solebay 1672


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


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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