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date: 22 October 2019

Affleck, Sir Edmund, baronetlocked

(1725–1788)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Roger Morriss

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Affleck, Sir Edmund, baronet (1725–1788), naval officer, ninth son of the eighteen children of Gilbert Affleck (1684?–1764), politician, of Dalham Hall, Suffolk, and Anna Dolben, was born on 19 April 1725. He became a lieutenant in the Royal Navy in July 1745, commander in May 1756, and captain on 23 March 1757; and he served throughout the Seven Years' War, first in the ...

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