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Bligh, Sir Richard Rodneylocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Madge Darby


Bligh, Sir Richard Rodney (1737–1821), naval officer, was the second son of Lieutenant Richard Bligh (b. 1713), naval officer, and his wife, Ann, née Page, and a third cousin of Vice-Admiral William Bligh. He was baptized in Holy Trinity Church, Gosport, on 8 November 1737, with ...

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