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Forbes, Johnlocked

(1714–1796)
  • Richard Harding

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Forbes, John (1714–1796), naval officer, was born at Minorca on 17 July 1714, the second son of George Forbes, third earl of Granard (1685–1765), naval officer, and Mary, née Stewart (1672/3–1758), eldest daughter of William, first Viscount Mountjoy. On 31 May 1726 he entered the ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)