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Napier, Robert Cornelis, first Baron Napier of Magdala

T. R. Moreman

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/19770

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Napier, Robert Cornelis, first Baron Napier of Magdala (1810–1890), army officer, son of Major Charles Frederick Napier, Royal Artillery, and his wife, Catherine, daughter of Mr Codrington Carrington of Barbados, West Indies, was born at Colombo, Ceylon, on 6 December 1810. He was baptized in December 1811, with his second name given in commemoration of the assault on ...

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