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Brock, Sir Isaaclocked

(1769–1812)
  • John Sweetman

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Brock, Sir Isaac (1769–1812), army officer, was born in Guernsey on 6 October 1769, the eighth son of John Brock (d. 1777) of St Peter's, Guernsey, and his wife, Elizabeth, née de Lisle. In his youth he was an accomplished swimmer and boxer, reputedly precocious yet gentle by nature. At the age of ten he went to school in ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)