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Clinton, George (1686–1761), naval officer and colonial governor

Benjamin H. Newcomb

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/68518

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Clinton, George (1686–1761), naval officer and colonial governor, was born in Stourton Parva, Lincolnshire, to Francis Clinton, sixth earl of Lincoln (c.1635–1693), and his second wife, Susanna (d. 1720), daughter of Anthony Penyston or Penniston. As second son of a nobleman ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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