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Stopford, Sir Robertlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
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Stopford, Sir Robert (1768–1847), naval officer, third son of James Stopford, second earl of Courtown (d. 1810), and his wife, Mary (d. 1810), daughter and coheir of Richard Powys of Hintlesham Hall, Suffolk, was born at Richmond, Surrey, on 5 February 1768. After attending ...

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