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Evans, Sir George de Lacy (1787–1870), army officer

Edward M. Spiers

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/8960

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Evans, Sir George de Lacy (1787–1870), army officer, was born on 7 October 1787 in Moig, co. Limerick, the third son of John Evans, a small landed proprietor, and his wife, Mary Ann, a descendant of the Anglo-Norman family of de Lacy, which had a distinguished military tradition. ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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