FANE, Francis (1752-1813), of Spettisbury, nr. Blandford, Dorset

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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11 June 1777 - 1780
1790 - 1807

Family and Education

b. 5 Dec. 1752, 3rd s. of Henry Fane sen. by his 3rd w. Charlotte Luther. educ. Corpus Christi, Camb. 1768. m. Anne Cooke, s.p. suc. fa. in Somerset and Dorset estates 1777.

Offices Held


Fane was classed as ‘pro, absent’ on the contractors bill, 12 Feb. 1779, and voted with Administration over Keppel, 3 Mar. 1779. His only other recorded vote was with Opposition on the motion against prorogation, 24 Apr. 1780, but Robinson in his survey of July 1780 described him as ‘pro’. He is not known to have spoken in the House during this period.

He died 10 Nov. 1813.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Mary M. Drummond