The Vyner Baronetcy, of London, was a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 18 June 1661 for Thomas Vyner, Lord Mayor of London
Lord Mayor of London
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 in 1653. The title became extinct on the early death of the third Baronet in 1683.

The Vyners were a family of Warwickshire
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. William Vyner (1570–1639), elder brother of the first Baronet, had four sons. The elder, Samuel (1627–59), was the grandfather of Robert Vyner (1765–1823), barrister, whose elder daughter Jane married Sir Theophilus Biddulph, 6th Baronet. A younger daughter of Robert's, Delicia, married the future Field Marshal
Field Marshal
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 Leonhard Graf von Blumenthal
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, and was thus one of a clique of English
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 wives (including Princess Victoria
Victoria, Princess Royal
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) who influenced the Prussia
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n military to adopt liberal political views. William's second son Thomas (1629–73) was Dean of Gloucester. The third son, Sir Robert Viner, 1st Baronet (a separate baronetcy from his uncle's) (1631–88) was also Lord Mayor of London.

Vyner Baronets, of London (1661)

  • Sir Thomas Vyner, 1st Baronet (c. 1587-1665)
  • Sir George Vyner, 2nd Baronet (c. 1639-1673)
  • Sir Thomas Vyner, 3rd Baronet (1664-1683)
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