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Royal Naval Biography/Talbot, Henry John Chetwynd

[Captain of 1827.]

A Companion of the Most Honorable Military Order of the Bath; Knight if the Royal French Order of St. Louis; Knight (2d class) of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Anne; and M.P. for Hertford.

This officer is the eldest son of Earl Talbot, by Frances Thomasine, eldest daughter of Charles Lambert, of Beau Park, co. Meath, Esq., and was born on the 8th of November, 1803. He was made a lieutenant in Jan. 1824 ; appointed to the Blonde frigate, Captain Lord Byron, June 7th following; promoted to the command of the Philomel sloop, Oct. 18th, 1826; advanced to the rank of captain, &c. &c. the same as the preceding officer, for his conduct at Navarin, on which occasion the Philomel had one marine killed and seven men wounded; and chosen M.P. for Hertford, in 1830.

Viscount Ingestrie brought home the official despatches announcing the defeat of the Turco-Egyptian fleet. He married, Nov. 8th, 1828, Sarah Elizabeth, only surviving daughter of Henry, second Marquis of Waterford.

Agents.– Messrs. Stilwell.