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Gambier, Jameslocked

(1723–1789)
  • Roger Knight

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Gambier, James (1723–1789), naval officer, was the son of James Gambier, the warden of the Fleet prison, and his wife, Mary, née Mead. His grandfather, Nicolas Gambier, was a Huguenot from Caen who came to England after the revocation of the edict of Nantes (1685). ...

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