Lt.-Col. Anthony Mildmay Julian Fane, 13th Earl of Westmorland

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Anthony Mildmay Julian Fane, 13th Earl of Westmorland

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Birthplace: Curzon House, 8 South Audley Street, Mayfair, London, England
Death: Died in Hove, Sussex, England
Place of Burial: Hove, Sussex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Fane, 12th Earl of Westmorland and Adelaide Ida Fane (Curzon), Countess of Westmorland
Husband of Sybil Fane, Countess of Westmorland
Father of Vere Fane, 14th Earl of Westmorland; Lady Enid Victoria Rachel Turnor and Mountjoy John Charles Wedderburn Fane
Brother of Grace Adelaide Denison (Fane), Countess of Londesborough

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About Lt.-Col. Anthony Mildmay Julian Fane, 13th Earl of Westmorland

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Lieutenant-Colonel Anthony Mildmay Julian Fane, 13th Earl of Westmorland CBE, JP (16 August 1859 – 9 June 1922), styled Lord Burghersh between 1860 and 1891, was a British peer.

Background and education

Fane was born at Curzon House, 8 South Audley Street, Mayfair, London, the second and youngest son of Francis Fane, 12th Earl of Westmorland and Lady Adelaide Ida, daughter of Richard Curzon-Howe, 1st Earl Howe. He was baptised at Apethorpe, Northampton. He was educated at Eton. He was fond of cricket, and although not in the Eleven whilst at Eton, he occasionally played for Northamptonshire under his title Lord Burghersh. On 3 August 1891 he succeeded his father in the earldom.

Military career

Lord Westmorland became a Major in 1902, whilst serving with the Northamptonshire Regiment, and was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the regiment from 1907 to 1914. In 1911 he was appointed an Aide-de-Camp to King George V. He fought in the First World War as a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Lancashire Fusiliers, and was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1919. He was also Justice of the Peace for Northamptonshire.

Family

On 28 May 1892, Lord Westmorland married his first wife Lady Sybil Mary St.Clair-Erskine, the daughter of Robert St Clair-Erskine, 4th Earl of Rosslyn and Blanche Adeliza Fitzroy. The wedding took place at St. Michael's in Chester Square, Belgravia, London. The countess was renowned for her beauty, and was connected with the group known as The Souls.

The couple had the following children:

Lieutenant-Commander Vere Anthony Francis St.Clair Fane, 14th Earl of Westmorland (15 March 1893 – 12 May 1948).

Lady Enid Victoria Rachel Fane (24 April 1894 – 9 September 1969), grandmother to Neil McCorquodale, husband of Lady Sarah McCorquodale

Major the Honourable Mountjoy John Charles Wedderburn Fane (8 October 1900 – 9 October 1963)

Lady (Violet) Gloria Sybil Fane (11 April 1902 – ?)

The Countess of Westmorland died on 21 July 1910 aged 39. After the death of his first wife, Lord Westmorland married Catherine Louise Geale on 22 April 1916. The wedding took place at Herne Bay in Kent. Catherine was the daughter of Reverend John Samuel Geale. Due to financial difficulties he sold the family seat, Apethorpe Hall, in 1904. He died in Hove, Sussex on 9 June 1922, and was buried there on 14 June.

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Lt.-Col. Anthony Mildmay Julian Fane, 13th Earl of Westmorland's Timeline

1859
August 16, 1859
Curzon House, 8 South Audley Street, Mayfair, London, England
1892
May 28, 1892
Age 32
St.Michael's, Chester Square, London, Middlesex, England
1893
March 15, 1893
Age 33
6 Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London, Middlesex, England
1894
1894
Age 34
1900
1900
Age 40
1922
June 9, 1922
Age 62
Hove, Sussex, England
June 14, 1922
Age 62
Hove, Sussex, England