FANE, Charles, Lord le Despenser (1635-91), of Apethorpe, Northants.
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b. 6 Jan. 1635, 1st s. of Mildmay Fane†, 2nd Earl of Westmorland, being o.s. by 1st w. Grace, da. of Sir William Thornhurst of Agnes Court, Kent; half-bro. of Sir Vere Fane. educ. Emmanuel, Camb. 1649; travelled abroad (France and Low Countries) 1652-4. m. (1) 15 June 1665, Elizabeth, da. and h. of Charles Nodes of Shephalbury, Herts., s.p.; (2) Lady Dorothy Brudenell, da. of Robert, 2nd Earl of Cardigan, s.p. suc. fa. as 3rd Earl of Westmorland 12 Feb. 1666.