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date: 01 March 2021

Schomberg, Sir Alexanderlocked

(1720–1804)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Philip MacDougall

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Schomberg, Sir Alexander (1720–1804), naval officer, was born in London, the fifth son of Meyer Löw Schomberg (1690–1761), a physician of German descent who established a successful London practice in Fenchurch Street. His elder brothers, Isaac Schomberg and Ralph (Raphael) Schomberg, followed their father into the medical profession; two more, ...

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