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date: 16 October 2019

Hughes, Sir Edwardlocked

(c. 1720–1794)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Roger Knight


Hughes, Sir Edward (c. 1720–1794), naval officer, was born in Hertfordshire. He entered the navy on 4 January 1735 in the Dunkirk (60 guns), with Captain Digby Dent, commodore on the Jamaica station. From the Dunkirk he was moved in September 1736 to the ...

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