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Vernon, Sir Edwardlocked

(1723–1794)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Nicholas Tracy

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Vernon, Sir Edward (1723–1794), naval officer, was born on 30 October 1723, the fourth son of Henry Vernon (1663–1732), a politician, of Hilton, Staffordshire, and Penelope (d. 1726), daughter and coheir of Robert Phillips of Newton Regis, Warwickshire. Richard Vernon was Edward's...

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R. Sedgwick, ed., , 2 vols. (1970)