Richard Du Cane
Du Cane was from a leading Essex family of merchants and politicians having distinguished Huguenot descent. The son of Peter Du Cane, the elder and Jane Booth, he married Anne Lyde, daughter of Nehemiah Lyde and Priscilla Reade on 17 August 1710. A prominent businessman in the City of London, Du Cane served as a director of the Bank of England between 1710 and 1730.
His portrait is one of the well known paintings of Ignaz Stern.
- Worldroots.com Archived 23 November 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Your Paintings - Richard du Cane (1681–1744), Director of the Bank of England". BBC. Retrieved 2014-02-06.
|Parliament of Great Britain|
|Member of Parliament for Colchester
1715 – 1722
With: Isaac Rebow
Sir Thomas Webster, Bt