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Goodere, Samuel (1687–1741), naval officer and murderer, was born in Charleton, Worcestershire, the youngest son of the three sons and a daughter of Sir Edward Goodere, third baronet (b. in or after 1649, d. 1739), of Burhope, Herefordshire, and his wife, Eleanor...

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Mainwaring, Sir Henry (1586/7–1653), pirate and naval officer, was the second son of Sir George Mainwaring (d. 1628) MP, of Ightfield, Shropshire, and Anne (d. 1624), daughter of Sir William More MP, and his second wife, Margaret. The Mainwarings were well established in ...

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McHardy, John Bunch Bonnemaison (1801–1882), naval and police officer, was born at New Providence, Bahamas, on 3 December 1801, the only surviving son of Robert McHardy, who had emigrated from Braemar to join his brother in business, and his wife, Mary Dean, née...

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Pim, Bedford Clapperton Trevelyan (1826–1886), naval officer and barrister, was born on 12 June 1826 at Bideford, Devon, son of Lieutenant Edward Bedford Pim. His father died of yellow fever off the coast of Africa in 1830, when he was engaged in the suppression of the slave trade, in command of the ...