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Otway, Sir Robert Waller, first baronetlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
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Otway, Sir Robert Waller, first baronet (1770–1846), naval officer, the second son of Cooke Otway of Castle Otway, co. Tipperary, and Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Waller of Lisbrian, co. Tipperary, was born in Ireland on 26 April 1770. His father intended him for an army career, but he entered the navy as a midshipman in April 1784 on the ...

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W. R. O'Byrne, (1849); repr. (1990); [2nd edn], 2 vols. (1861)