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date: 18 November 2019

Adye, Stephen Paynelocked

(d. 1794)
  • H. M. Chichester
  • , revised by Roger T. Stearn

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Adye, Stephen Payne (d. 1794), army officer and writer on military justice, entered the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, as a cadet in June 1757, and was appointed second lieutenant in the Royal Artillery in September 1762; he was promoted first lieutenant in May 1766, captain lieutenant in March 1773, and captain in June 1780. After the Seven Years' War he was on the staff of ...

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