Vere [de Vere], Sir Francis
- D. J. B. Trim
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 ...