MAY, Sir Algernon (c.1625-1704), of Old Windsor, Berks. and Ampton, Suff.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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23 May 1689

Family and Education

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

Offices Held

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