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Francis FitzRoy Newdegate, 3rd Viscount Daventry
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Francis Humphrey Maurice FitzRoy Newdegate, 3rd Viscount Daventry (17 December 1921 – 15 February 2000), was a British peer.
FitzRoy Newdegate was the son of John Maurice FitzRoy, younger son of Edward FitzRoy and Muriel Douglas-Pennant. His mother was Lucia Charlotte Susan Newdigate Newdegate, heiress of Sir Francis Newdegate, of Arbury Hall, Warwickshire. His father took the additional surname of Newdegate and inherited the Arbury estates on the death of his father-in-law in 1936.
Lord Daventry came into the Arbury estates on the death of his father in 1976. He was High Sheriff of Warwickshire for 1970 and Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire from 1990 to 1996. In 1986 he succeeded in the viscountcy on the death of his uncle, Oliver FitzRoy, 2nd Viscount Daventry.
Lord Daventry married Rosemary Norrie in 1959 and was succeeded by his son, James FitzRoy Newdegate, 4th Viscount Daventry.
References Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed] ThePeerage.com
External links ]Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Viscount Daventry Honorary titles
Preceded by Hugh Kenrick High Sheriff of Warwickshire 1970–1971
Sir William Dugdale, Bt
Preceded by Sir Charles Smith-Ryland Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire 1990–1997
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by Oliver FitzRoy Viscount Daventry 1986–2000
Succeeded by James FitzRoy Newdegate