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date: 21 February 2020

Laughton, Sir John Knoxlocked

(1830–1915)
  • G. A. R. Callender
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert

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Laughton, Sir John Knox (1830–1915), naval educator and historian, was the second son and youngest child of James Laughton of Liverpool (1777–1859), a former master mariner who had become a successful wine merchant. His mother was Ann Potts, who came from a Cumberland...

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