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The maiden name of his mother was Suckling : her grandmother was an elder
sister of Sir Robert Walpole , and this child was named after his godfather , the
first Lord Walpole . Mrs. Nelson died in 1767 , leaving eight , out of eleven ,
Constantine John Phipps , eldest son of Lord Mulgrave , volunteered his services
. The Racehorse and Carcass bombs were selected , as the strongest ships , and
, therefore , best adapted for such a voyage ; and they were taken into dock ...
Lord George Germaine , at that time secretary of state for the American
department , approved the plan : and as discontents at that time were known to
prevail in the Nuevo Reyno , in Popayan , and in Peru , the more sanguine part ...
Many of his friends urged him to represent this to Admiral Keppel : but , having
received his orders from Lord Sandwich , there appeared to him an indelicacy in
applying to his successor to have them altered . Accordingly he sailed for
Lord Hood , with a detachment of Rodney's victorious feet , was at that time at
Sandy Hook : he had been intimate with Capt . Suckling ; and Nelson , who was
desirous of nothing but honour , requested him to ask for the Albemarle , that he ...
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Southey is perhaps best known as the friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge in their early "Lake Poet" days who wrote some often denigrated but in my experience readable verse fantasies (the Curse of ... Прочетете пълната рецензия