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date: 20 November 2019

Fawcett [Faucitt], Sir Williamlocked

(1727–1804)
  • J. A. Houlding

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Fawcett [Faucitt], Sir William (1727–1804), army officer and author, was born into an old gentry family on 30 April 1727 at Shibden Hall, Halifax, Yorkshire, the son of William Faucitt (1706–1729?) of Bull Close, Halifax, and his wife, Martha (1704–1789), the daughter of ...

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