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

John Knox Laughton and Roger A. Morriss

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/5796
Codrington, Sir Edward (1770-1851), naval officer

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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, Anne, née Sturgeon, and grandson of Sir Edward Codrington, first baronet, was born on 27 April 1770. He entered the navy in July ...

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