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Brenton, Sir Jahleel, first baronetlocked

(1770–1844)
  • P. K. Crimmin

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Brenton, Sir Jahleel, first baronet (1770–1844), naval officer, was born on 22 August 1770 in Rhode Island, North America, the eldest of the ten children of Rear-Admiral Jahleel Brenton (1729–1802) and his wife, Henrietta, daughter of Joseph Cowley of Wolverhampton and his wife, ...

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