- J. K. Laughton
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Holmes, Charles (bap. 1711, d. 1761), naval officer, fourth son of Henry Holmes, governor of the Isle of Wight, and his wife (and cousin), Mary, the illegitimate daughter of Admiral Sir Robert Holmes, was baptized at Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, on 19 September 1711. In 1727 he entered the ...