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King, Sir Richard, first baronet (1730-1806), naval officer

Patricia Crimmin

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/15587

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King, Sir Richard, first baronet (1730-1806), naval officer, was born at Gosport, Hampshire, on 10 August 1730, the third but first surviving son of Curtis King (d. 1745), master in the navy and afterwards master-attendant at Woolwich Dockyard, and Mary (fl. c.1700-c.1750), daughter of Lieutenant Benjamin Barnett RN (d. 1703), ...

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