Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 09 May 2021

Penrose, Sir Charles Vinicombelocked

  • Christopher D. Hall


Penrose, Sir Charles Vinicombe (1759–1830), naval officer, was born in the parish of St Gluvias near Penryn on 20 June 1759, the youngest of seven children of John Penrose (1713–1776), vicar of St Gluvias and letter writer, and his wife, Elizabeth (1718–1782), daughter of the ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

National Maritime Museum, London
G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)
National Portrait Gallery, London
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
British Library, London