EGLINTON AND WINTON, EARL OF


EGLINTON AND WINTON, EARL OF
   Archibald William Montgomerie, born at Palermo; became Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland; Rector of Glasgow University; was a noted sportsman and patron of the turf; is chiefly remembered in connection with a brilliant tournament given by him at Eglinton Castle in 1839, in which all the splendour and detail of a mediæval tourney were spectacularly reproduced (1812-1861).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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