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Codrington, Christopher (1668–1710), colonial governor and benefactor

Scott Mandelbrote

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/5795

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Codrington, Christopher (1668–1710), colonial governor and benefactor, was born in the parish of St John, Barbados, the elder son of Christopher Codrington (1639/40–1698), member of the council and later deputy governor of Barbados and governor-general of the Leeward Islands, and his wife, Gertrude...

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