Royal Naval Biography/Wodehouse, Edward
HON. EDWARD WODEHOUSE, Esq.
A son of Lord Wodehouse, by Charlotte Laura, only daughter and heiress of John Norris, Esq., of Wilton Park, co. Norfolk; and nephew to Vice-Admiral the Hon. Philip Wodehouse. He entered the royal navy in 1815; obtained his first commission on the 24th Feb. 1823; and was promoted to the command of the Ferret sloop, July 23d, 1830.