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date: 21 August 2019

Wright, Fortunatuslocked

(d. 1757)
  • Kenneth Breen


Wright, Fortunatus (d. 1757), merchant and privateer, was the second son of John Wright (d. 1717), a Liverpool shipowner and merchant. It is highly likely that Fortunatus served his apprenticeship with his father. Some confirmation of this early seafaring background may be taken from ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
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