Royal Naval Biography/Stanhope, Henry
HENRY STANHOPE, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1822.]
Only son of the late General the Hon. Fitzroy Stanhope. Was made lieutenant, Dec. 30, 1811; appointed to the Norge 74, Captain John Sprat Rainier, May 29, 1812; advanced to the rank of commander, June 27, 1814; appointed to the Alacrity sloop, fitting for the South American station, May 8-, 1820; and removed to the Slaney, 20-gun corvette, Mar. 5, 1821 . He assumed the command of that ship in the Rio de la Plata, Oct. 20, 1821; arrived at Portsmouth May 28, 1822; obtained post rank, Dec. 26, in the same year; and married, Mar. 29, 1830, Elizabeth Rosamond, eldest daughter of James Ward, of Willey Place, co. Surrey, and Regency Square, Brighton, Esq.
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