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Walton, Sir Georgelocked

(1664/5–1739)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by John B. Hattendorf

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Walton, Sir George (1664/5–1739), naval officer, was born into a family from Little Burstead, Essex, although details of his parentage and early life are unknown. He was commissioned lieutenant on 22 February 1690 and assigned to the Anne (Captain John Tyrell). In May the ship was dismasted in the battle of ...

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