Fane, Francis, Sir (1612 -1681)

Sir Francis Fane of Fulbeck in Lincolnshire and Aston in Yorkshire was the third, but second surviving son of Francis Fane, 1st Earl of Westmorland, and Mary, daughter and heir of Sir Anthony Mildmay, of Apethorpe in Northamptonshire. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge, where he was made an M.A. in 1631. Created a Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of Charles I, 1st February 1626, and a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1636, he was Governor of Doncaster and of Lincoln for Charles I during the Civil War. He married Elizabeth, eldest daughter of William West, of Firbeck in Yorkshire, widow of John, Lord Darcy, and coheir of her brother, John West. His grandson, Thomas, succeeded as 8th Earl of Westmorland in 1762.

Seat / Residence(s): Fulbeck Hall, Lincolnshire, Aston Hall, Yorkshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Fane, Francis, Sir (1612 - 1681) (Stamp 1) Motto: Ne vile fano
, Motto: Virtute non vi
Helmet: Esquire
Crest: Out of a ducal coronet a bull's head charged on the neck with a rose
Arms: Quarterly of twelve 1 & 12. Three dexter gauntlets affronty (Fane) 2. a saltire a rose for difference (Nevill of Raby) 3. Fretty on a canton per pale a ship (Nevill of Bulmer) 4. A fess or between six cross crosslets (Beauchamp) 5. A lion rampant (FitzAlan) 6. Checky (Warenne [Warren?]) 7. Quarterly in the second and third quarters a fret a bend overall (Despencer) 8. Three chevrons (Clare) 9. A lion rampant double queued (Burghersh) 10. Three lions rampant (Mildmay) 11. Two crosses patty in pale between as many flaunches checky (Sherington) a crescent for difference
Quarterings: 1 & 12. Three dexter gauntlets affronty (Fane) 2. a saltire a rose for difference (Nevill of Raby) 3. Fretty on a canton per pale a ship (Nevill of Bulmer) 4. A fess or between six cross crosslets (Beauchamp) 5. A lion rampant (FitzAlan) 6. Checky (Warenne [Warren?]) 7. Quarterly in the second and third quarters a fret a bend overall (Despencer) 8. Three chevrons (Clare) 9. A lion rampant double queued (Burghersh) 10. Three lions rampant (Mildmay) 11. Two crosses patty in pale between as many flaunches checky (Sherington)
Heraldic Charges: bend, Heraldic Charges: bull's head, Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: checky, Heraldic Charges: chevrons (3), Heraldic Charges: coronet, ducal, out of a, Heraldic Charges: cross crosslets (6), Heraldic Charges: crosses patty (2), Heraldic Charges: fess between, Heraldic Charges: flaunches (2), Heraldic Charges: fret, Heraldic Charges: fretty, Heraldic Charges: gauntlets (3), Heraldic Charges: lion rampant, Heraldic Charges: lions rampant (3), Heraldic Charges: rose, Heraldic Charges: saltire, Heraldic Charges: ship
Arms: Three dexter gauntlets affronty
Heraldic Charges: gauntlets (3)
Arms: Three dexter gauntlets affronty
Heraldic Charges: gauntlets (3)