|Viscountcy of 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.
Coat of arms
The heraldic blazon for the coat of arms of the viscountcy is: Gules, two bars and a chief indented or.
Viscounts Blakenham (1963)
- John Hugh Hare, 1st Viscount Blakenham (1911–1982)
- Michael John Hare, 2nd Viscount Blakenham (b. 1938)
The heir apparent is the present holder's son Hon. Caspar John Hare (b. 1972)
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