Baronet - Some Notable Baronets

Some Notable Baronets

  • Sir Thomas Adams, 1st Bt, (Lord Mayor of London, endowed an Arabic chair at Cambridge University) (1586–1667/68)
  • Sir Nicholas L'Estrange, 1st Bt (MP and Chamberlain to the Duke of Norfolk (1604-1655) descended from Roger le Strange, 5th Baron Strange de/of Knockin (c. 1326–1392) and John Hastings, de jure 15th Baron Hastings (1531–1542)
  • Sir Hamon L'Estrange, 2nd Bt (1631-1656)
  • Sir Nicholas L'Estrange, 3rd Bt (1632-1669)
  • Sir Nicholas L'Estrange, 4th Bt (1661-1724)
  • Sir Roger L'Estrange, 7th Bt (d. 1762) Surveyor of the Imprimery (Printing Press)and Licenser of the Press
  • Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw, 11th Bt (Chief of Clan Agnew, Her Majesty's Rothesay Herald of Arms) (born 1944)
  • Sir Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Bt (founder of the world Scouting movement) (1857–1941)
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Bt (J M Barrie, Scottish author, creator of Peter Pan) (1860–1937)
  • Sir Michael Hicks Beach, 1st Earl St Aldwyn, 9th Bt (Conservative politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer)
  • Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Bt (conductor)
  • Sir William Bowman, 1st Bt (histologist & anatomist)
  • Sir George Cayley, 6th Bt (aviation pioneer)
  • Sir Samuel Cunard, 1st Bt (shipping magnate)
  • Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Bt (chemist)
  • Sir Edward Elgar, 1st (and last) Bt (composer) (1857–1934)
  • Sir Ranulph Fiennes, 3rd Bt (explorer)
  • Sir De Villiers Graaff, 2nd Bt (South African politician).
  • Sir Benjamin Guinness, 1st Bt (Irish brewer and philanthropist).
  • Sir Thomas Jackson, 1st Bt (chief manager of original The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC).
  • Sir David Bartlett, 3rd Baronet, Won gold for Britan in the 1936 Olympics (for fencing).
  • Sir Thomas Graham Jackson, 1st Bt (Architect and Royal Academician) (1835–1924)
  • Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Bt (artist)
  • Sir Keith Joseph, 2nd Bt (politician) (1918–1994)
  • Commander Sir George Mouat Keith Baronet., R.N. (Survivor of many battles and author of "A Voyage to South America and the Cape of Good Hope in His Majesty's Brig Protector")
  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1st Bt (1646–1723), artist
  • Sir John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall, 2nd Bt., Scottish judge and Legal writer
  • Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, 1st Bt (artist)
  • Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt (geologist) (1797–1875)
  • Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, artist
  • Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, 11th Bt (herald, genealogist, writer)
  • Sir Oswald Mosley, 6th Bt (politician)
  • Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1st Bt (musician and composer)
  • Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt (Prime Minister)
  • Sir Edward Poynter, 1st Bt (artist)
  • Sir John Pringle, Bt (Royal Physician)
  • Jacob Rothschild, 5th Bt, Lord Rothschild; member of the Rothschild banking family of England
  • Sir Henry Royce, 1st Bt (engineer and founder Rolls-Royce)
  • Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt (writer) (1771–1832)
  • Sir George Gabriel Stokes, 1st Bt (mathematician and physicist)
  • Sir Denis Thatcher, 1st Bt (businessman; husband of Margaret Thatcher)
  • Sir Frederick Treves, 1st Bt (doctor, treated King Edward VII and Joseph Merrick, "The Elephant Man")
  • Sir Brook Watson, 1st Bt (merchant, politician, Lord Mayor of London and subject of Watson and the Shark)
  • Charles Wood, 3rd Bt and 1st Viscount Halifax, GCB PC, Chancellor of the Exchequer (1800–1885)
  • Sir John Yeamans, 2nd Bt (slave- and sugar-merchant; Governor of Carolina)
  • Sir George Young MP, 6th Bt (Leader of the House of Commons)
  • Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston, 1st Bt (Regius Professor of Physic, Cambridge; Physician-in-Ordinary to King George V) (1862-1944)

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