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Jennings, Sir Johnlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by John B. Hattendorf


Jennings, Sir John (1664–1743), naval officer, was the fifteenth child of Philip Jennings (d. 1697) of Dudleston Hall, Shropshire, and Christina Eyton, daughter of Gerard Eyton of Eyton, Shropshire. Having passed the Navy Board examination on 15 February 1687 he was appointed lieutenant, successively, of the ...

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