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Peacock, James (d. 1653), naval officer

Michael Baumber

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Peacock, James (d. 1653), naval officer, was a native of Ipswich, and probably the son of James Peacock of that town, mariner, who was listed in 1617 and 1629 as a younger brother of Trinity House. The younger James Peacock appears to have begun his career as a merchant captain and is mentioned as captain and part owner of the ...

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