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Acland, John Dyke (1747-1778), army officer and politician

William Prideaux Courtney and Susan Skedd

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Acland, John Dyke (1747-1778), army officer and politician, was born on 18 February 1747 and baptized the following day at North Petherton, Somerset, the elder of the two sons of Sir Thomas Acland, seventh baronet (1722-1785), a landowner and politician, and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter and heir of Thomas ...

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