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Rowley, Sir Williamlocked

(c. 1690–1768)
  • Robert McGregor

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Rowley, Sir William (c. 1690–1768), naval officer, was the second son of William Rowley (d. 1705) of Whitehall and his wife, Elizabeth Dawson. His father was groom porter to William III and Queen Anne, and owed his position to Charles Talbot, duke of Shrewsbury...

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