MAY, Sir Algernon (c.1625-1704), of Old Windsor, Berks. and Ampton, Suff.
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b. c.1625, 5th s. of Sir Humphrey May† of Carrow Priory, Norf., chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster 1618-30, by 2nd w. Judith, da. of Sir William Poley† of Boxted, Suff., bro. of Baptist May. m. 15 June 1662, Dorothy, da. of James Reynolds of Castle Camps, Cambs. and h. to her bro. John Reynolds, wid. of Sir James Calthorpe of Cockthorpe, Norf., 1s. 1da. Kntd. by 1662.1
Equerry to Queen Catherine of Braganza 1662-8; keeper of the records 1670-?86.2
J.p. Suff. 1663-87; commr. for assessment, Suff. 1663-4, 1673-4, Berks. 1677-80, Berks. and New Windsor 1690; dep. lt. Suff. by 1671-85; fr