MAYNARD, John II (1638-62), of the Middle Temple.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Family and Education

bap. 15 Aug. 1638, 2nd s. of John Maynard I by 1st w., and bro. of Joseph Maynard. educ. M. Temple, entered 1649, called 1659. unm.1

Offices Held

Commr. for assessment, Mdx. 1661-d.


Maynard’s elder brother died in infancy. He was himself described as of good intellectual parts and prodigious physical strength, able to tear a horseshoe in half. A lawyer like his father, he was named in both returns for the family borough of Bere Alston and presumably took his seat at once. Lord Wharton listed him as a friend, but the