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date: 15 September 2019

Kirkpatrick, Williamlocked

(1754–1812)
  • Brendan Carnduff

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Kirkpatrick, William (1754–1812), army officer in the East India Company and diplomatist, was the illegitimate son of James Kirkpatrick (1730–1818), a colonel in the East India Company's army, and Mrs Booth, wife of a London solicitor. Born in Ireland, Kirkpatrick was raised at boarding-school, supported but unacknowledged by his father. In 1771 his father, ...

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