The engagement was announced 6 November, 2006, between the Hon. John Hugh Robert (Willie) Manners (b. 5 May 1956), son & heir of the 5th Baron Manners (b. 13 Feb, 1923), and of Baroness Manners, of Avon, Hampshire, & Juliet E.A. McMyn, daughter of Mr and Mrs David McMyn, of Hawkspur Green, Essex.