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Fairborne, Sir Staffordlocked

(c. 1666–1742)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by J. D. Davies


Fairborne, Sir Stafford (c. 1666–1742), naval officer, was the eldest son of Sir Palmes Fairborne (1644–1680), governor of Tangier, and his wife, Margery, née Devereux (d. 1694). He received a series of army commissions from 1678 onwards, holding these simultaneously with his naval posts, the first of which was as a ‘king's letter boy’ in 1681. In June 1685 ...

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