Viscount Blakenham

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Viscountcy of Blakenham
Arms of Viscount Blakenham
Creation date 8 November 1963
Created by Queen Elizabeth II
Peerage Peerage of the United Kingdom
First holder John Hugh Hare
Present holder Michael Hare, 2nd Viscount
Heir apparent Hon. Caspar John Hare
Remainder to the 1st Viscount's heirs male of the body lawfully begotten.

Viscount Blakenham, of Little Blakenham in the County of Suffolk, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1963 for the Conservative politician and former Secretary of State for War, the Hon. John Hare. He was the third son of Richard Hare, 4th Earl of Listowel (see Earl of Listowel for earlier history of the family). As of 2014 the title is held by his son, the second Viscount, who succeeded in 1982. As a grandson of the fourth Earl of Listowel he is also in remainder to this peerage and its subsidiary titles.

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The heraldic blazon for the coat of arms of the viscountcy is: Gules, two bars and a chief indented or.

Viscounts Blakenham (1963)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son Hon. Caspar John Hare (b. 1972)

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