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Hood, Alexander, Viscount Bridport (1726–1814), naval officer and politician

Roger Morriss

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/13671

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Hood, Alexander, Viscount Bridport (1726–1814), naval officer and politician, was born on 2 December 1726, second son of Samuel Hood (d. 1777), vicar of Butleigh, Somerset, and Mary, daughter of Richard Hoskins of Beaminster, Dorset. He was the younger brother of Samuel Hood (later ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; UK Politics

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