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King, Sir Richard, first baronet

P. K. 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...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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