Hon_Hugh_FairfaxOn 1 March, the Hon Hugh Fairfax was  appointed a patron of the Naseby Battlefield Project.

Hugh Fairfax is descendant of Sir Thomas Fairfax, later 3rd Lord Fairfax, the commander in chief of the New Model Army in the English Civil War and the victor of Naseby. The brother of Nicholas, 14th Lord Fairfax, Hugh is a keen amateur historian and is the author of a soon to be published history of the Fairfax family in America.

Hugh is an artist by profession and exhibits widely in the UK, France and America. He is married to Victoria and has three children, Alexander, Laura and Marina.