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Royal Naval Biography/Knox, Edmund Sexten Pery


HON. EDMUND SEXTEN PERY KNOX.
[Post-Captain of 1812.]

Second son of Thomas, second Viscount Northland, by Diana Jane, eldest daughter and co-heiress of Edmund Viscount Pery, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons in three successive parliaments.

This officer received his first commission, Sept. 1, 1806; obtained the rank of Commander, June 2, 1809; and was made a Post-Captain, Feb. 28, 1812. He married, July 3, 1813, the sister of James Hope, of Cragie Hall, West Lothian, Esq.

Agents.– Messrs. Cooke, Halford, & Son.