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Carnegie, William, seventh earl of Northesk (1756-1831), naval officer

Kenneth Breen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Carnegie, William, seventh earl of Northesk (1756-1831), naval officer, was born in Hampshire on 10 April 1756, the third son of George Carnegie, sixth earl of Northesk (d. 1792), admiral of the white, and Lady Anne Leslie, eldest daughter of Alexander, fifth earl of Leven. Carnegie entered the navy in ...

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