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date: 21 September 2020

Beaufort, Sir Francislocked

(1774–1857)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by N. A. M. Rodger

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Beaufort, Sir Francis (1774–1857), naval officer and hydrographer, was born on 27 May 1774 at Flower Hill, Navan, co. Meath, the second son of the Revd Daniel Augustus Beaufort (1739–1821), rector of Navan, a topographer and architect of some distinction, and his wife, ...

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