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Cornwallis, Sir Williamlocked

(1744–1819)
  • Andrew Lambert

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Cornwallis, Sir William (1744–1819), naval officer, was born at Eye, Suffolk, on 20 February 1744, the fourth son of Charles, fifth Baron and first Earl Cornwallis (1700–1762), a royal household official, and his wife, the Hon. Elizabeth Townshend (d. 1785), daughter of ...

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