George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

The Duke of Albemarle
George Monck 1st Duke of Albemarle Studio of Lely.jpg
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle
(from Sir Peter Lely's studio Flagmen of Lowestoft series, circa 1665–66)
Born6 December 1608
Merton, England
Died3 January 1670(1670-01-03) (aged 61)
London, England
Service/branch  English Army
Years of service1626–1660, 1665–1667
AwardsKnight of the Garter;
Baron Monck, Baron Beauchamp, Baron Teyes, Earl of Torrington, Duke of Albemarle (Peerage of England, 1660)
Arms of Monck of Potheridge: Gules a Chevron between three Lions' Heads erased Argent[1]

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, KG (6 December 1608 – 3 January 1670) was an English soldier and politician, and a key figure in the Restoration of the monarchy to King Charles II in 1660.

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