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Vere [de Vere], Sir Francis

D. J. B. Trim

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28209

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Vere [de Vere], Sir Francis (1560/61–1609), army officer and diplomat, was the second son of Geoffrey Vere (c.1525–1572?) and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1615), daughter of Richard Harkyns (or Hardekyn) of Colchester, Essex. He was born in 1560 or early in 1561, at either ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; Diplomatic History ; International Relations

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