Viscount Knutsford

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Sir Henry Holland, 1st Baronet

Viscount Knutsford, of Knutsford in the County Palatine of Chester, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

HistoryEdit

It was created in 1895 for the lawyer, Conservative politician and former Secretary of State for the Colonies, Henry Holland, 1st Baron Knutsford. He had already been created Baron Knutsford, of Knutsford in the County Palatine of Chester, in 1888, also in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. His younger twin son, the third Viscount, assumed in 1876 by Royal licence the additional surname and arms of Hibbert. As of 2012 the titles are held by the latter's grandson, the sixth Viscount, who succeeded his cousin in 1986.

The Baronetcy, of Sandleford in the County Palatine of Chester, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 10 May 1853 for the first Viscount's father, the prominent physician and travel writer Henry Holland.

The family seat is Munden House, near Watford, Hertfordshire.

Holland baronets, of Sandleford (1853)Edit

Viscounts Knutsford (1895)Edit

The heir apparent is the present holder's son the Hon. Henry Thurstan Holland-Hibbert (born 1959)
The heir apparent's heir apparent is his elder son, Thomas Arthur Holland-Hibbert (born 1992)

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