Twistleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, Frederick Benajmin

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Frederick Benajmin
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16th Baron Saye and Sele
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Saye and Sele
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Frederick Benjamin Twisleton was the eldest son of Thomas James Twisleton, D.D., of Gayton in Northamptonshire, Archdeacon of Colombo in Ceylon, and his second wife, Anne, daughter and coheir of Benjamin Ashe. He was educated at Winchester and New College Oxford, where he matriculated 9 October 1817, aged eighteen, and took his B.C.L. in 1825, his D.C.L. in 1832. He served as Rector of Broadwood and Adlestrop in Gloucestershire 1825 1852. He succeeded to the title of 16th Baron Saye and Sele, 31 March 1847, on the death of his cousin, and took the additional names and arms of Wykeham and Fiennes in 1849. He was appointed Treasurer and Canon Residentiary of Hereford Cathedral 1849, and became Archdeacon of Hereford in 1863. He married twice, firstly, 4 June 1827, Emily Wingfield, second daughter of Richard Wingfield, 4th Viscount Powerscourt; and secondly, 18 August 1857, Caroline Leigh, third daughter of Chandos Leigh, 1st Baron Leigh of Stoneleigh.

Biographical Sources: 
Burke's Peerage and Baronetage 1970
Joseph Foster. Alumni Oxonienses 1715 1886. Oxford, 1888.