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Honest George Monck

John David Griffith Davies

Honest George Monck

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Published by John Lane in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Albemarle, George Monck, Duke of, 1608-1670.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 291-292.

      Statementby J.D. Griffith Davies ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA407.M7 D3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii p., 1 l., 365 p.
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6352120M
      LC Control Number37009092
      OCLC/WorldCa7009391


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Honest George Monck by John David Griffith Davies Download PDF EPUB FB2

Origins. Monck was born on 6 December at the family estate of Potheridge in the parish of Merton, near Great Torrington, Devon, the second son of Sir Thomas Monck (–) one of the Members of Parliament for Camelford ina member of a landed gentry family of ancient origins but then-straitened financial circumstances.

Sir Thomas's wife and George's mother was Elizabeth Smith Born: 6 DecemberMerton, England. Honest George Monck, Hardcover – January 1, by John David Griffith Davies (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: John David Griffith Davies.

Honest George Monck. London, John Lane [] (OCoLC) Named Person: George Monck Albemarle, Duke of; George Monck Albemarle, Duke of: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John David Griffith Davies. 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 infollowing 11 years of republican Honest George Monck book.

Scion of a well-to-do Devon family, Monck served with. George was the second son of Sir Thomas Monck (or Monk) and Elizabeth (Smith) and was born at Potheridge in Devon 6th December George was a distinguished naval captain and under Cromwell he was General of the land forces and Admiral at Sea.

He was principally responsible for the restoration of. Monck\'s defeat of the Scottish Royalists -- Military governor of Scotland -- Monck and the Cromwells -- Monck decides -- The break with the Army in England -- The march to London -- The restoration of Charles II -- The elder statesman -- The last campaign -- Death and retrospect.

Appendix: Honest George Monck book note on Monck\'s. George Monck's Book Written Published New edition Click to read the original Table of Contents.

Annotated new edition of Monck's handbook for young officers. New appendices include extracts from Monck's own orders and reports, showing how he put his principles into practice. George Monck was born on December 6 th,the second son of Sir Thomas fought in the ill-fated campaigns of the Duke of Buckingham at Cadiz () and the Isle of Rhé ().

Monck fought for Charles I against the Scots in the Bishops’ Wars () and the Irish rebels in Life of George Monck.

by Charles Harding Firth, © George Monck - Ap George Monck (or Monk), first Duke of Albemarle. Born 6 Dec. at Potheridge, near Torrington in Devonshire, was the second son of Sir Thomas Monck, knight, by Elizabeth, daughter of Sir George Smith of Maydford in the same county (Thomas GUMBLE, Life of Monck,p.

1; Visitation of Devonshire,   Genealogy profile for Charles Monck Charles Monck ( - ) - Genealogy Genealogy for Charles Monck ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. George Iii, GEORGE III. (–). King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and elector of Hanover.

George was born the eldest son of Frederick George Iv, George IV George IV George IV (), the king of Great Britain and Ireland from towas one of the most detested British monarchs. George Monck, Albemarle első hercege (Portheridge, december 6. – január 3.) a század közepének egyik legismertebb angol katonája, a második angol–holland háborúban az angol flotta főparancsnoka.

Élete, katonai pályafutása Ifjú évei. 'Ahh, Honest George is playing his cards close to his chest.' 'So would you if you were playing for such high stakes.' 'True. And the Brethren?' 'Must seize the day, Kit. If Monck is for the King, so be it; if not, then we must declare for Monck – for he is the deliverance for which we have long prayed –.

George J. Moneck is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with George J. Moneck and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected.

Thomas Monk. Sir Thomas Monk ( - ) of Potheridge, Devon, was Member of Parliament for Camelford, Cornwall, in He was the father of George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (), KG. Monk was the son of Anthony Monk of Potheridge, Devon and was baptised at Ashwater Devon on 9 April He matriculated at King's College, Cambridge at Easter and.

George Monck (eller: Monk), 1:e hertig av Albemarle, född den 6 december i Potheridge (), död den 3 januarivar en engelsk general och var far till Christopher Monck, 2:e hertig av Albemarle. Monck utbildade sig i nederländsk krigstjänst, deltog de följande åren som överstelöjtnant vid ett engelskt regemente i några småstrider på skotska gränsen och.

of the Coldstream Guards, commonly known as " honest George.* ' It is to the last-named we would direct attention, because although his biographer alludes to the influence upon Cromwell of the Observations penned by Monck while a prisoner in the Tower, he gives only two brief extracts, and contents himself with describing the book - aptly.

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (), Soldier and statesman. Sitter associated with 49 portraits George Monck was one of the architects of the Restoration of the monarchy, along with Pepys' patron Edward was an accomplished military commander and served as Joint-Commander-in-Chief with Prince Rupert, in the campaign of against the Dutch.

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, lived from 6 December to 3 January Also known as the Earl of Torrington, and Baron Monck of Potheridge, Beauchamp And Teyes, Monck was an English soldier who served as Cromwell's military governor in Scotland and who later brought about the restoration of Charles II.

The wider picture in Scotland at the time is set out in our Historical Timeline. In The Forging, the first book in the Sword of the State trilogy, award-winning author Richard Woodman recreates the true story of George Monck, a giant of the 17th Century.

Monck is all but forgotten today, yet his legacy is nothing less than the British monarchy and a famous regiment - the Coldstream s: By George - 1 Monongahela St., Monessen, PA - Rated based on Reviews "By George is by far one of my family's favorite places to eat. George W Monck Jnr was born on month dayat birth place, New York, to George William Monck and Katherine Beatrice Monck (born Heaney).

George was born on October 5in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. The English general and statesman George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (), was instrumental in the restoration of Charles II to the English throne in George Monck, or Monk, who was born on Dec.

6,of an old Devonshire family of modest means, chose the vocation of soldier while only He served with English expeditions to the.

English Aristocracy. Born the son of Sir George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle and Anne Clarges. He sat as Member of Parliament for Devon between and He married Lady Elizabeth Cavendish in Decemberbut they had no children. He held the office of Gentleman of the Bedchamber in and succeeded to the.

Monck, George, 1st duke of Albemarle (–70). Monck, a stolid and taciturn soldier, played a crucial part in bringing about the Restoration of The younger son of a Devon gentry family, he had his career to make.

In the s he was in the Dutch service. I was always intrigued by Monck. On the surface at least he seems to simply be a constant turncoat opportunist. First he fights for Charles I in Ireland and Scotland, he is captured by Parliament’s forces and does two years in the tower then serves Cromwell against the Irish, Scots and Dutch, and then he turns again and restores Charles II to the throne (while also first backing then /5(1).

Primary Sources George Monck. George Monck, the son of a baron, was born in Devon Monck became a professional soldier and on the outbreak of the Civil War he joined the forces supporting Charles I.

Monck was captured at the Battle of Nantwich in Nicholas Monck (c. – 7 December ) was a Bishop of Hereford and Provost of Eton College, both royal appointments made by King Charles II following the Restoration of the Monarchy which was largely effected by his elder brother George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (–), as Monck was "a great assistant in the Restoration to his brother".

Honest George Monck is a misleading epithet. Like Cromwell and Charles II, Albemarle possessed the facility of convinc ing men that he would fall in with their wishes, whilst guarding his counsel against the time of his own advantage. Albemarle had already schooled himself for his chosen role in   'Your honest general, George Monck, who is a simple-hearted man,' was the Protector's description of him to one of the officers under his command.

In the Protector summoned Monck to a seat in his new House of Lords, but he begged to be excused, on the ground that his presence was indispensable in Scotland.

The Monck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Monck families were found in the UK in In there was 1 Monck family living in Maryland.

This was % of all the recorded Monck's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Monck families in Their son Anthony Monck was born in in Potheridge, married Mary Arscott, and fathered Sir Thomas Monck in Sir Thomas fathered George, Thomas and Nicholas, and his son Reverend Nicholas Monck, Bishop of Hereford and Provost of Eton, died on the 7 th of December His son George Monck, Duke of Albemarle, is discussed above in the.

General George Monck is famous for the key role he played in the restoration of the monarchy in - his actions changed the course of British history.

But his statesmanship in the dangerous time between the death of Cromwell and the bloodless return of Charles II distracts attention from his extraordinary career as a soldier and general Price: £ From inside the book Fairfax Fleetwood forces free Parliament general's George Monck Grenville Gumble H.

Stationery Office Haselrig Heaney History Honest Ulsterman Ibid Iremonger Irish poetry Irish poets Irish Writing John Lambert Joyce Kavanagh King Kinsella Lenthall letter Liddy literary London Long Parliament Lord General Monck Ludlow.

Little Book-Honest Abe SS 91 Grade K. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Published by Harcourt School Publishers () ISBN ISBN Used. Quantity Available: 1. From: Better World Books (Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.) Seller Rating: Add to Basket. US$ Convert currency. George Monk or Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (6 December - 3 January ), second son of Sir Thomas Monk, a gentleman of good family but in embarrassed circumstances, was born at Potheridge, near Torrington, in thrashed the under-sheriff of the county in revenge for a wrong done to his father, he had to leave home, and naturally took up soldiering.

Hon. GEORGE SCOTT STANLEY MONCK was born on month dayto 5th Viscount Monck of Ballytrammon - HENRY POWER CHARLES STANLEY MONCK and Lady EDITH CAROLINE SOPHIA MONCK (born SCOTT). 5th was born on January 8 Hon had 2 siblings: ANNETTE LOUISE FOLJAMBE (born MONCK) and one other sibling. Colonel George Monck is confined to his prison chamber in St Thomas’s tower, charged with high treason.

A brilliant soldier, admiral and military governor, Monck joined the King’s men in besieging Nantwich. But the Parliamentary side’s more disciplined army successfully routed them, and Monck /5(5).

George Monck - Stanley Monck - William Domville Monck - Robert Monck - Unknown. Mrs Elizabeth Monck - Unknown. Margaret Godwin Monck - William Monck - Unknown. George Monck - Sarah Monck - Unknown. Surname meaning for Monck. English: variant spelling of Monk.

Flagmen of Lowestoft George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle by Sir Peter × ; 53 KB General Monck as engraved by David Loggan,National Portrait.

The vast movement of people that followed the Norman Conquest of England of brought the Monck family name to the British Isles. Monck is a name for a monk. Further research showed the name was derived from the Old English word munuc, of the same meaning, and would indicate that the original bearer was a Monk in the medieval period (celibacy among monks was not generally adopted until the.George Monck - Unknown.

Alice Louisa Monck - Sarah Monck - Unknown. Emily Nicholls - Mary Hope Monck - Catherine Elizabeth Monck - Ann Monck - Unknown. Mary Monck - Unknown.

Elizabeth Sarah Ethel Monck - Sarah Ann Monck - Mary Anne Britton.To speak of George Monck is at once to conjure up images of the chaotic final days of the Commonwealth; of the 'roasting of the Rump' amidst a hundred celebratory bonfires, and Charles II landing at Dover to reclaim his father's throne.

Monck's pivotal role in the restoration of the Stuart monarchy is well known.