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Milner, Viscount (UK, 1902 - 1925)


Creation: let.pat. 15 Jul 1902


Extinct: 16 May 1925


Family name: Milner




Per chevron Vert and Or two Snaffle Bits erect in chief Or and a Stag's Head erased in base proper


In front of a Stag's Head erased proper gorged with a Bar Gemel a Snaffle Bit fesswise Or


On either side a Springbok gorged with a Wreath of Oak fructed proper


 Acer Non Effrenus



Alfred [Milner], 1st Viscount Milner, KG GCB GCMG PC

son of Dr Charles Milner by his wife Mary Ierne Ready, dau, of Maj General ..... Ready, Governor of the Isle of Man


23 Mar 1854


26 Feb 1921 Violet Georgina Gascoyne-Cecil (widow of Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil KCMG DSO (b. 12 Jul 1867;  d. 13 Dec 1918), 4th son of Robert Arthur Talbot [Gascoyne-Cecil], 3rd Marquess of Salisbury; d. 10 Oct 1958), 2nd dau. of Adm Frederick Augustus Maxse (by his wife Cecilia Steel, dau. of Gen Steel), 2nd son of James Maxse by his wife Lady Caroline Fitzhardinge Berkeley, 3rd dau. of Frederick Augustus [Berkeley], 5th Earl of Berkeley


s.p. 16 May 1925


27 May 1901 Baron Milner, of St James's, London, and Capetown in the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope

15 Jul 1902 Viscount Milner


Barrister-at-law, Inner Temple 1881; Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer 1887-89; Under-Secretary for Finance in Egypt 1889-92; Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue 1892-97; CB 1894; KCB 1895; GCMG 1897; Governor of the Cape of Good Hope 1897-1901; High Commissioner for South Africa 1897-1905; Privy Councillor 1901; GCB 1901; Governor of the Transvaal and Orange River Colony 1901-05; Minister without Portfolio and a member of the War Cabinet 1916-18; Secretary of State for War 1918-19; Secretary of State for the Colonies 1919-21; Knight of the Garter 1921


 First written 5 Sep 2012



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