- J. K. Laughton
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Elliot, John (1732–1808), naval officer, was born in April 1732, the fourth son of Sir Gilbert Elliot, second baronet (bap. 1693, d. 1766), lord chief justice of Scotland, who took the courtesy title Lord Minto, and Helen (bap. 1696, d. 1774), daughter of ...