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Whitaker, Sir Edwardlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by J. D. Davies


Whitaker, Sir Edward (1660?–1735), naval officer, was appointed lieutenant of the Swallow, then commanded by Matthew Aylmer, on 16 October 1688. In 1689 he was in the Mary, in 1690 (again with Aylmer) in the Royal Katherine, and on 15 May 1690 he was promoted captain of the ...

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