in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 1181 words.
Vane, Anne (d. 1736), royal mistress, was the eldest daughter of Gilbert Vane, second Baron Barnard (bap. 1678, d. 1753), owner of the Raby estate in co. Durham, and his wife, Mary...