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G. C. Boase

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Napier, Henry Edward (1789–1853), naval officer and historian, born at Celbridge, co. Kildare, Ireland, on 5 March 1789, was the son of Colonel George Napier (1751–1804) and his wife, Lady Sarah Napier (1745–1826), the seventh daughter of Charles Lennox, second duke of Richmond...

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Schomberg, Isaac (1753–1813), naval officer and historian, was born on 27 March 1753 in Great Yarmouth. His grandfather, Meyer Löw Schomberg, a German physician of Jewish descent, had brought the family to England in 1721. Isaac was the eldest surviving son of the ten children of ...