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Codrington, Sir Edward (1770–1851), naval officer

J. K. Laughton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Codrington, Sir Edward (1770–1851), naval officer, of the old family of Codrington of Dodington in Gloucestershire, third son of Edward Codrington (1732–1775) of London and his wife, Rebecca Le Sturgeon, and grandson of Sir Edward Codrington, first baronet, was born on 27 April 1770. His elder brother was the slave owner and politician, ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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