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Torrens, Sir Henrylocked

  • R. H. Vetch
  • , revised by Roger T. Stearn


Torrens, Sir Henry (1779–1828), army officer, was reportedly, but questionably, descended from a Swedish Count Torrens, a cavalry captain in the army of William III who settled in Ireland after the battle of the Boyne (1690). Sir Henry's great-grandfather Thomas Torrens, of Scottish descent, was settled at ...

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