Heneage Finch, 2nd Earl of Aylesford

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Arms of Finch, Earls of Aylesford: Argent, a chevron between three griffins passant sable[1]

Heneage Finch, 2nd Earl of Aylesford (1683–1757) was a British peer and member of the House of Lords, styled Lord Guernsey from 1714 to 1719.

Origins

He was the son and heir of Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford (d.1719).

Career

From 1704 to 1705, he represented Maidstone in the British House of Commons, and was knight of the shire for Surrey from 1710 to 1719. He was the Master of the Jewel Office from 1711 to 1716.

Marriage and progeny

File:COA Fisher of Packington.svg
Arms of Fisher of Great Packington, Warwickshire: Argent, a chevron vair between three demi-lions rampant gules[2]

He married Mary Fisher (1690- 28 May 1740) , daughter and heiress of Sir Clement Fisher, 3rd Baronet (d.1729) of Packington Hall, Great Packington, Warwickshire, by his wife Ann Jennens.[3] They had progeny including:

Sources

References

  1. Debrett's Peerage, 1968, p.102
  2. Victoria County History, Great Packington, Warks
  3. http://www.thepeerage.com/p2729.htm#i27288
  4. Vivian, Heralds' Visitations of Devon, 1895, p.249
Parliament of England
Vacant
Title last held by
Sir Robert Marsham
Sir Thomas Roberts
Member of Parliament for Maidstone
1704–1705
With: Thomas Bliss
Succeeded by
Thomas Bliss
Sir Thomas Culpeper
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Richard Onslow
Sir William Scawen
Member of Parliament for Surrey
1710–1719
With: Sir Francis Vincent 1710–1713
Sir Richard Onslow 1713–1715
Thomas Onslow 1715–1717
Denzil Onslow 1717–1719
Succeeded by
Denzil Onslow
John Walter
Court offices
Preceded by
John Charlton
Master of the Jewel Office
1711–1716
Succeeded by
James Brudenell