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Codrington, Sir Edwardlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Roger Morriss


Codrington, Sir Edward (1770–1851), naval officer, of the old family of Codrington of Dodington in Gloucestershire, third son of Edward Codrington (1732–1775) of London and his wife, Rebecca Le Sturgeon, and grandson of Sir Edward Codrington, first baronet, was born on 27 April 1770. His elder brother was the slave owner and politician, ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
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