Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Penrose, Sir Charles Vinicombelocked

  • Christopher D. Hall


Penrose, Sir Charles Vinicombe (1759–1830), naval officer, was born in the parish of St Gluvias near Penryn on 20 June 1759, the youngest of seven children of John Penrose (1713–1776), vicar of St Gluvias and letter writer, and his wife, Elizabeth (1718–1782), daughter of the ...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London