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Royal Naval Biography/Maude, Francis


HON. FRANCIS MAUDE.
[Commander.]

Fifth and youngest son of Cornwallis, first Viscount Hawarden and Baron de Montalt, by his third wife, Isabella Elizabeth Stanley, sister to the first Viscount Monck[1].

This officer was born in 1798; and made a lieutenant on the 7th Oct. 1820; previous to which he had been acting as such in the Superb 78, bearing the broad pendant of Sir Thomas M. Hardy, on the South American station. He obtained the rank of commander on the 30th April 1827; and subsequently married Frances, second daughter of the Hon. A. H. Brooking, collector of H.M. Customs at St. John’s Newfoundland, and Member of the Council for that island.