Hugh Montgomery was a Captain in the English/British Calvary, stationedin North Ireland in the late 1680's-1700's. Later, he was promoted toMajor. In the book "Ireland in the Empire" 1688-1770, is an article thatsays that "Duke of Ormond , Lord Lt. over No. Ireland, for the Crown,immediately after the Parliament for 1703-1704 ended it's Session, leftfor London, but appointed for his absence, as Lords Justices Sir RichardCox, Major General Thomas Earle and Hugh Montgomery, E arl of MountAlexander. So in 1703, he was made an Earl and given the title of Earlof Mount Alexander.
More About Hugh Montgomery: Appointed: 1703, Lord Justice for the Crown over No. Ireland by order of the Duke of Ormond.. Titled: Earl of Mount Alexander.
Children of Hugh Montgomery and Jane Hamilton are: