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Royal Naval Biography/Milbanke, Ralph

[Retired Captain.]

This officer was a descendant from Ralph Milbanke, cup-bearer to Mary, Queen of Scots, whose great-grandson was created a Baronet of Great Britain Aug. 7, 1661.

Captain Milbanke obtained post rank July 20, 1782, and died at Blackwell, near Darlington, co. Durham, Nov. 21, 1823, in his 75th year. He was a man whose amiable disposition endeared him to the circle of friends in which he moved.