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Norris, Sir Johnlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by D. D. Aldridge


Norris, Sir John (1670/71–1749), naval officer, details of whose parentage and upbringing are unknown, came from 'a very respectable family in the Kingdom of Ireland' according to John Campbell (J. Campbell, Lives of the Admirals, 4 vols., new edn, 1818, 4.469...

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