, of Greens Norton in the County of Northampton, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
. It was created in 1964 for the lawyer, Conservative
politician and former Lord Chancellor Sir Reginald Manningham-Buller, 4th Baronet, of Dilhorne
. He had already been created Baron Dilhorne
, of Towcester in the County of Northampton, in 1962. The Viscountcy is one of the last Viscountcies created in the Peerage. The Baronetcy
, of Dilhorne in the County of Stafford, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom
on 20 January 1866
for the first Viscount's great-grandfather Edward Manningham-Buller
. He represented Staffordshire North
in Parliament. Manningham-Buller was the third son of Sir Francis Buller, 2nd Baronet, of Churston Court, whose eldest son, the third Baronet, was created Baron Churston
in 1858. His grandson, the third Baronet, sat as a Conservative Member of Parliament
. He was succeeded by his eldest son, the fourth Baronet, who was elevated to the peerage as Viscount Dilhorne. As of 2006 the titles are held by the latter's son, the second Viscount. As a descendant of Sir Francis Buller, 2nd Baronet, of Churston Court, he is also in remainder to the Baronetcy of Churston Court, a title held by his kinsman the Baron Churston.
Eliza Manningham-Buller, former Director general of MI5, is the second daughter of the first Viscount.
Manningham-Buller Baronets, of Dilhorne (1866)
Barons Dilhorne (1962)
Viscounts Dilhorne (1964)
The Heir apparent is the present holder's son Hon. James Edward Manningham-Buller (b. 1956)
The Heir Apparent's Heir Apparent is his son Edward John Manningham-Buller (b. 1990)
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page