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Byng, Johnlocked

(bap. 1704, d. 1757)
  • Daniel A. Baugh

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Byng, John (bap. 1704, d. 1757), naval officer, the fifth surviving son of the fifteen children of George Byng, first Viscount Torrington (1663–1733), and Margaret Master (1670–1756), was born at Southill, Bedfordshire, where he was baptized on 29 October 1704. In March 1718 he went to sea under the care of his uncle, ...

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