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Sir Hereward Wake

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Sir Hereward Wake is able to trace his family back 1,000 years to the time when his ancestor Hereward the Wake defied William the Conqueror on the Isle of Ely. He holds one of England's oldest baronetcies and his family have lived in Northamptonshire for more than 800 years. The last nine baronets alone have produced admirals, high sheriffs, a general, an ambassador and an Archbishop of Canterbury. They have used the name Hereward for the last five generations.

Sir Hereward is the 14th baronet and is at present Vice Lord Lieutenant for Northamptonshire. Born in 1916 he was educated at Eton and The Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He served in the King's Royal Rifle Corps, was awarded the Military Cross in 1942 and was invalided out of North Africa as a major in 1947.

Apart form his work related to his Northamptonshire estate, Sir Hereward actively supports many organisations and societies throughout the county. He is President of the Northamptonshire Record Society, the County Landowners Association, the Northamptonshire Association of Youth Clubs and the local Royal British Legion. He is Vice President of St Andrew's Hospital and Chairman of the Lamport Hall Trust.

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