Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes baronets

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Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes baronets
Arms

Quarterly I, IV: Azure, three lions rampant Or (Fiennes).[citation needed]

II, III: Argent, a chevron between three moles sable (Twistleton).[1][page needed]
Crest

I: A wolf sejant proper, {gorged with a spiked collar, the line therefrom reflexed over the back}[1][page needed] [alternatively] {ducally gorged} [2][page needed] Or (Fiennes).

II: An arm embowed, vested sable, cuffed argent, holding in the hand proper a mole spade Or, headed and armed of the second (Twistleton).[1][page needed]
Motto Fortem posce animum (Look for a brave spirit)[1][page needed]

The Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes Baronetcy, of Banbury in the County of Oxford, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.[not verified in body] As of this date,[when?] it is held by Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (born 1944), the third Baronet,[not verified in body] a well-known adventurer and third cousin of actor Ralph Fiennes,[not verified in body] and as a descendant of the 17th Baron Saye and Sele, also in remainder to this title.[not verified in body]

History[edit]

This baronetcy was created in 1916 for the Liberal politician, the Honourable Eustace Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, who had previously represented Banbury in Parliament.[citation needed] Sir Eustace was the second son of John Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 17th Baron Saye and Sele.[citation needed] As of this date,[when?] the baronetcy is held by his[who?] grandson, Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (born 1944), the third Baronet, who is a well-known adventurer and third cousin of actors Joseph and Ralph Fiennes.[citation needed] As a descendant of the 17th Baron Saye and Sele, Sir Ranulph is also in remainder to this title.[citation needed]

List of baronets[edit]

Heir[edit]

There is as yet no heir to the baronetcy.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d The Editors at Debrett's (2008). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (145th ed.). London, UK: Debrett's Limited. ISBN 9781870520805. [page needed]
  2. ^ Mosley, Charles, Ed. (1999). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage (106th ed.). New York, NY, USA: Taylor & Francis-Routledge. ISBN 1579580831.  [page needed]