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Cornwallis, Edwardlocked

(1713–1776)
  • John Oliphant

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Cornwallis, Edward (1713–1776), army officer and colonial governor, was born in London on 22 February 1713, the sixth of seven sons of Charles, fourth Baron Cornwallis (1675–1722), and his wife, Lady Charlotte Butler (d. 1725), daughter and heir of Richard Butler, first earl of Arran...

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