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 Albemarle and ...
- Anne Clarges (1653–his death)
- Professional soldier and naval officer
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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, 1608-1670. Professional soldier who fought for both sides during the Civil Wars. He attained high office under Cromwell's Protectorate, then gained a dukedom by securing the Restoration of Charles II. G eorge Monck was born at the manor house of Great Potheridge near Torrington in Devon on 6 December 1608.
Na rebelião irlandesa em 1641. Monck serviu como coronel no exército do lorde de Leicester. Charles dá o comando do exército irlandês que apoia a causa do rei na guerra civil inglesa. Em Janeiro de 1644 Monck foi capturado na batalha de Nantwich.
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Monck, George (1608–70), 1st duke of Albemarle , army officer, was born 6 December 1608 at his family home of Great Potheridge, Devon, the fourth child of Sir Thomas Monck, landowner, and Elizabeth Smyth of Old Matford, Exeter. By the time he landed at Dublin in January 1642 as a colonel in the forces raised to quell the Irish rebellion, he ...