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date: 05 December 2019

James, Sir William, first baronetlocked

(1722–1783)
  • T. H. Bowyer

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James, Sir William, first baronet (1722–1783), naval officer and director of the East India Company, was born on 5 September 1722 near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. Sir Nathaniel Wraxall, who knew him well, wrote that 'His origin was so obscure as almost to baffle inquiry...

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