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Brett, Sir Peircylocked

(1709–1781)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Roger Morriss

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Brett, Sir Peircy (1709–1781), naval officer, was the son of Peircy Brett, a master in the navy and subsequently master attendant at Sheerness and Chatham dockyards. After serving as a volunteer and midshipman he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant on 6 December 1734 and appointed to the ...

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