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date: 26 February 2021

Napier, William John, ninth Lord Napier of Merchistounlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


Napier, William John, ninth Lord Napier of Merchistoun (1786–1834), naval officer and trade envoy, the eldest son of Francis Napier, eighth Lord Napier of Merchistoun (1758–1823), and his wife, Maria Margaret, née Clavering (1756?–1821), was born at Kinsale in Ireland on 13 October 1786. He entered the ...

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