George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle [a] KG PC JP (6 December 1608 – 3 January 1670) was an English soldier, who fought on both sides during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. A prominent military figure under the Commonwealth, his support was crucial to the Restoration of Charles II in 1660, who rewarded him with the title Duke of ...
George Monck ( Merton, 6 de dezembro de 1608 — Londres, 3 de janeiro de 1670) foi um soldado inglês, político e uma figura fundamental na Restauração Inglesa, de Charles II .
George Monck, 1st duke of Albemarle, 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. Scion of a well-to-do Devon family, Monck served with.
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608–1670) was rewarded with his peerages for his part in the Restoration. Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle (1653–1688), only son of the 1st Duke, died childless.
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle. Articles relating to George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608–1670) and his military career.
No caos que se seguiu à morte de Cromwell em setembro de 1658, o Rump foi reinstalado em maio de 1659 e, em fevereiro de 1660, o general George Monck permitiu que os membros impedidos em 1648 retomassem seus assentos, para que pudessem aprovar a legislação necessária para permitir a Restauração. e dissolver o Parlamento Longo.
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. He served with English expeditions to the Continent, and later with Dutch forces—a not uncommon practice for a soldier of fortune in those days.