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Jordan, Sir Josephlocked

(1603/4–1685)
  • C. S. Knighton

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Jordan, Sir Joseph (1603/4–1685), naval officer, was probably a member of a Thames shipowning family. He was bred to the sea and first appears in 1637 as master of the Amity, importing tobacco from Nevis and Barbados. He served in the parliamentary navy from the beginning of the civil war, commanding the merchantman ...

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