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Beresford, Sir John Poo, first baronetlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
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Beresford, Sir John Poo, first baronet (1766–1844), naval officer and politician, was an illegitimate son of George de la Poer Beresford, earl of Tyrone and afterwards first marquess of Waterford, and brother of William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford. He was educated at Catterick Bridge, Yorkshire...

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