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date: 13 October 2019

Gates, Horatiolocked

(1727?–1806)
  • Stephen Brumwell

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Gates, Horatio (1727?–1806), revolutionary army officer, was the son of Robert Gates (d. 1766), a Thames waterman, and his wife, Dorothy Reeve (d. 1768), housekeeper to Peregrine Osborne, second duke of Leeds. The circumstances of his birth remain controversial: even the date is uncertain, and while his birthplace is traditionally given as ...

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