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Maynard, Viscount (GB, 1766 - 1865)


Creation: let.pat. 28 Oct 1766


Extinct: 19 May 1865


Family name: Maynard




Argent a Chevron between three Sinister Hands couped at the wrist Gules


A Stag statant Or


Dexter:  A Stag proper attired Or;  Sinister:  A Talbot Argent pied Sable gorged with a Plain Collar Gules


 Manus Justa Nardus



Charles [Maynard], 6th Baron Maynard later 1st Viscount Maynard

brother of Grey [Maynard], 5th Baron Maynard, and 8th son of Banastre [Maynard], 3rd Baron Maynard, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Grey, only dau. of Henry [Grey], 10th Earl of Kent, by his second wife Amabel Fane, widow of Hon Anthony Fane, and dau. and hrss. of Sir Anthony Benn, Recorder of London


c. 1690


30 Jun 1775 (bur. at Little Easton, co. Essex)


28 Oct 1766 Baron Maynard, of Much Easton alias Easton ad Montem in the County of Essex, and Viscount Maynard, of Easton Lodge in the County of Essex, with a special remainder, failing heirs male of his body, to (his third cousin) Sir William Maynard, 4th Bt., of Walthamstow, co. Essex

suc. by

third cousin once removed


Recorder of Saffron Walden 1749;  Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk 1763-69;  on his death the English Barony of Maynard of Estaines ad Turrim (cr. 1628), the Irish Barony of Maynard of Wicklow (cr. 1620) and the Baronetcy of England (cr. 1611) became extinct


Charles [Maynard], 2nd Viscount Maynard

1st son and heir of Sir William Maynard, 4th Bt., of Walthamstow, co. Essex, on whom the peerage was entailed (by his wife Charlotte Bisshopp, 2nd dau. of Sir Cecil Bishopp, 6th Bt.), only son and heir of Sir Henry Maynard, 3rd Bt., of Walthamstow, co. Essex (by his wife Catharine Gunter, sister of Sir Charles Gunter Nicoll KB and dau. of George Gunter, of Racton, co. Sussex), 4th son of Sir William Maynard, 1st Bt., of Walthamstow, co. Essex (by his wife Mary Baynbrigg, dau. of William Baynbrigg, of London, merchant tailor), 3rd but 1st surv. son and heir of Charles Maynard, Auditor of the Exchequer (by his wife Mary Corsellis, dau. of Zeager Corsellis, of London, merchant), yr. brother of William [Maynard], 1st Baron Maynard


9 Aug 1752


12 Jun 1776 Anne Parsons alias Horton, spinster (d. c. Dec 1814 ; bur. in France)


s.p. 10 Mar 1824

suc. by



suc. his father as 5th Baronet 18 Jan 1772


Henry [Maynard], 3rd Viscount Maynard

only son and heir of Rev Henry Maynard, Rector of Radwinter, co. Essex (by his wife Susan Barnard, dau. of Rev Francis Barnard, Rector of Caxton, co. Cambridge), brother of Charles [Maynard], 2nd Viscount Maynard


13 Mar 1786


27 Dec 1810 Mary Rabett (b. 14 Dec 1794; d. 22 Oct 1857), dau. of Reginald Rabett, of Bramfield Hall, co. Suffolk, by his wife Mary Kerrison, sister of Sir Edward Kerrison, 1st Bt., and dau. of Matthias Kerrison, of Bungay, co. Suffolk


1. Col Hon Charles Henry Maynard (b. Jan 1814; dvp. and spm. 2 Jan 1865), mar. (1) 16 Jan 1840 Lady Frances Juliet Murray (b. 4 Nov 1821; dsp. 4 Nov 1858), sister of George [Murray], 6th Duke of Atholl, and 2nd dau. of James [Murray], 1st Baron Glenlyon, by his wife Lady Emily Frances Percy, 2nd dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of Henry [Percy], 2nd Duke of Northumberland, and (2) 13 Oct 1860 Blanche Adeliza FitzRoy (b. Aug 1839; mar. (2) 8 Nov 1866 Francis Robert [St Clair-Erskine], 4th Earl of Rosslyn; d. 8 Dec 1933), 2nd dau. of Henry FitzRoy, of Salcey Lawn, co. Northampton (by his wife Jane Elizabeth Beauclerk, 4th dau. of Charles George Beauclerk (by his wife Emily Charlotte Ogilvie, 2nd dau. of William Ogilvie), 1st son of Topham Beauclerk (by his wife Lady Diana Spencer, 1st dau. of Charles [Spencer], 3rd Duke of Marlborough), 1st son of Lord Sidney Beauclerk (by his wife Mary Norris, dau. of Thomas Norris, of Speke, co. Lancaster), 5th son of Charles [Beauclerk], 1st Duke of St Albans), 1st son of Rev Canon Lord Henry FitzRoy (by his wife Caroline Pigot, yst. dau. of Adm Hugh Pigot), 1st son by his second wife of Augustus Henry [FitzRoy], 3rd Duke of Grafton, and had issue by his second wife:

1a. Frances Evelyn "Daisy" Maynard. mistress of King Edward VII (b. 10 Dec 1861; d. 26 Jul 1938), mar. 30 Apr 1881 Francis Richard Charles Guy [Greville], 5th Earl of Warwick, and had issue

2a. Blanche Maynard DBE DGStJ (b. 14 Feb 1864;  d. 17 Aug 1845), mar. 31 Aug 1866 Col Lord Algernon Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 19 Sep 1847;  d. 3 Oct 1921), 2nd son of Charles Henry [Gordon-Lennox], 6th Duke of Richmond, by his wife Frances Harriett Greville, 1st dau. of Algernon Frederick Greville, Bath King of Arms, and had issue

1. Hon Charlotte Mary Maynard (d. 27 Jun 1871), mar. 22 Dec 1834 Hon Adolphus Frederick Charles Molyneux Capell (b. 28 Jun 1813; d. 13 Aug 1899), brother of Arthur Algernon [Capel later Capell], 6th Earl of Essex, and 3rd son of Hon John Thomas Capel (by his wife Lady Caroline Paget, 1st dau. of Henry [Bayley later Paget], 1st Earl of Uxbridge), 1st son by his second wife of William Ann Holles [Capell later Capel], 4th Earl of Essex, and had issue

2. Hon Emma Maynard, mar. 1836 J Robert Ives, of Bentworth Hall, co. Hampshire (d. 1865), and has issue

3. Hon Catherine Harriet Maynard (dvp. Feb 1865)

4. Hon Augusta Julia Maynard (d. 20 Jul 1868)


s.p.m.s. 19 May 1865


Lord Lieutenant and Vice-Admiral of Essex 1825-65


On the death of the 3rd Viscount Maynard the Viscountcy and Barony of Maynard became extinct.


 First written 7 Mar 2012



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