Sir William Maynard, 1st Baronet

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Sir William Maynard, 1st Baronet (6 October 1641 – 7 November 1685)[1] was an English politician and baronet.

He was the third and eldest surviving son of Charles Maynard and his wife Mary Corsellis, daughter of Zeager Corsellis, of London.[2] His uncle was William Maynard, 1st Baron Maynard.[2] On 1 February 1681, Maynard was created a Baronet, of Walthamstow, in the County of Essex.[3] In April 1685, he entered the English House of Commons as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Essex, but died seven months later.[4]

He married Mary Baynbrigg, daughter of William Baynbrigg, and had four sons and three daughters from her.[2] Maynard died in 1685 and was buried at his seat in Walthamstow.[5] He was succeeded in the baronetcy successively by his sons, William and Henry.[5]


  1. ^ "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 27 April 2009.
  2. ^ a b c Kimber, Edward (1771). Richard Johnson (ed.). The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets. vol. II. London: Thomas Wotton. pp. 468–469.
  3. ^ Burke, John (1832). A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. vol. II (4th ed.). London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. p. 155.
  4. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Essex". Retrieved 27 April 2009.
  5. ^ a b Collins, Arthur (1812). Sir Egerton Brydges (ed.). Collin's Peerage of England. vol. VI. London: T. Bensley. p. 289.
Parliament of England
Preceded by
John Lamotte Honywood
Henry Mildmay
Member of Parliament for Essex
April – November 1685
With: Sir Thomas Fanshawe
Succeeded by
Henry Mildmay
John Wroth
Baronetage of England
New creation Baronet
(of Walthamstow)
1682 – 1685
Succeeded by
William Maynard

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