Baron May

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Baron May, of Weybridge in the County of Surrey, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1935 for the financial expert Sir George May, 1st Baronet.[1] He was for many years secretary of the Prudential Assurance Company. May had already been created a Baronet, of the Eyot, in 1931, in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. Since 2006, the titles are held by his great-grandson.

Barons May (1935)[edit]

  • George Ernest May, 1st Baron May (1871–1946)
  • John Lawrence May, 2nd Baron May (1904–1950)
  • Michael St John May, 3rd Baron May (1931–2006)
  • Jasper Bertram St John May, 4th Baron May (b. 1965)

There is no heir to the barony.

Coat of arms of Baron May
Coronet of a British Baron.svg
May Escutcheon.png
Crest
A Demi-Leopard proper holding in the dexter paw a Bezant and resting the sinister paw on a Terrestrial Globe also proper
Escutcheon
Gules on a Chevron between in chief three Billets Or and in base an Eagle Argent three Roses of the field barbed and seeded proper
Supporters
Dexter: a Griffin; Sinister: a Dragon Or, each charged on the shoulder with a Sprig of Mayflower slipped and leaved proper
Motto
Deo Adjuvante Labor Proficit (With God's help work prospers) [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 34176". The London Gazette. 2 July 1935. p. 4241.
  2. ^ http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/content/may1935.htm