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Hood, Samuel, first Viscount Hood

Daniel A. Baugh and Michael Duffy

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/13678

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Hood, Samuel, first Viscount Hood (1724–1816), naval officer, born on 12 December 1724 in Butleigh, Somerset, was the eldest son of Samuel Hood (d. 1777), vicar of Butleigh and prebendary of Wells, and Mary Hoskins. Both parents came from Dorset, the father being a younger son of ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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