Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington
Vane was born in about 1705. He was the first son of Gilbert Vane, second Baron Barnard of Raby Castle, Staindrop, in co. Durham, and his wife, Mary who was the heir of a member of parliament. His sister Anne Vane was a mistress to George II.
Vane was Vice Treasurer and Paymaster General of Ireland between 1742 and 1744 and became a Privy Counsellor (Ireland) in 1742. From 1749 to 1755, he was a Lord of the Treasury, Lord Lieutenant of Durham between 1753 and 1758 and Joint Paymaster of the Forces between 1755 and 1756. In 1753, he became 3rd Baron Barnard on the death of his father and was created 1st Earl of Darlington and 1st Viscount Barnard a year later.
- Hon. Charles Vane
- Lady Harriet Vane, d. 1758
- Lady Mary Vane
- Henry Vane, 2nd Earl of Darlington, b. 1726, d. 8 Sep 1792
- Lady Anne Vane, a botanist, 1726 - 1776
- Hon. Frederick Vane, b. 26 Jun 1732
- Hon. Raby Vane, b. 2 Jan 1736, d. 23 Oct 1769
- Debrett's Peerage, 1968, p.115, which omits appaumée, useful in differentiating from Fane arms; concerning appaumée Cussans (1898) states: "In blazoning a Hand, besides stating what position it occupies, and whether it be the dexter or sinister, and erased or couped, it must be mentioned whether it be clenched or appaumé". (Cussans, John, Handbook of Heraldry, 2nd Edition, London, 1868, p.47 , p.92)
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- Matthew Kilburn, ‘Vane, Anne (d. 1736)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2008 accessed 19 Feb 2017
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- "Lady Anne Monson (Biographical details)". British Museum. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
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