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Berkeley, Sir George Cranfield (1753-1818), naval officer and politician

Brian De Toy

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/2213

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Berkeley, Sir George Cranfield (1753-1818), naval officer and politician, was born on 10 August 1753, the second son and last of the four surviving children of the eight born to Augustus, fourth earl of Berkeley (1716-1755), army officer, and Elizabeth (1719/20-1792), daughter of Henry Drax, MP for Charborough, Dorset, lady ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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