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Edgcumbe, George, first earl of Mount Edgcumbelocked

  • J. K. Laughton
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Edgcumbe, George, first earl of Mount Edgcumbe (1720–1795), naval officer, was born on 3 March 1720 and baptized on 5 May 1721 at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. He was the third son of Richard Edgcumbe, first Baron Edgcumbe (bap. 1680, d. 1758), politician, and ...

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