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life of Sir John Leake, knt.

Leake, Stephen Martin

life of Sir John Leake, knt.

admiral of the fleet, &c.

by Leake, Stephen Martin

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Published in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Leake, John, Sir, 1656-1720.,
    • Spanish Succession, War of, 1701-1714.,
    • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- Stuarts, 1603-1714.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stephen Martin-Leake.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesHistorical memoirs ;, no. 106
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA87.1.L4 L4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 464 p.
      Number of Pages464
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6761013M
      LC Control Number31019353
      OCLC/WorldCa21967250

      Page - His purity of taste led him in early life to the study of the noblest relics of antiquity, and a mind, though not then of classical education, of classic bias, urged him to the perusal of the best translations of the Greek philosophers and poets ; till it became deeply imbued with those simple and grand sentiments which distinguished the productions of that favoured people. John was born in in Cotham, Nottinghamshire, England. 1 John's father was Sir John Leake Lord of Cotham and his mother was Alice de Grey Heiress of paternal grandparents were Sir John Leeke Lord of Cotham and ; his maternal grandparents were William de Grey and. He was an only child. He died at the age of 21 in in England. 1.

      the life of sir john franklin, r.n. by h. d. traill. author of 'the new lucian' 'william iii' 'the marquis of salisbury' 'lord strafford' etc. with maps, portraits, and facsimiles london john murray, albemarle street Amongst the epitaphs in Stepney Church is that to Sir John Leake, — "To the memory of the Honourable Sir John Leake, Knt., Rear-Admiral of Great Britain, Admiral and Commander-inChief of Her late Majesty Queen Anne's fleet, and one of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.

      After the death of Queen Anne he was removed from all employment, and was obliged to retire upon a pension: the remainder of his life was spent either at the country-house which he had long had as an occasional retreat, at Beddington; or at a little box which he built by the waterside at Greenwich. Life of Sir John Leake, 8vo. , p. ,   E.R. Braithwaite, the Guyanese author, educator and diplomat whose years teaching in the slums of London's East End inspired the international best .


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Notes. Sir John Leake () John Faber Jr, after original, by Sir Godfrey Kneller (–) British admiral. Born at Rotherhithe inthe son of a naval officer, John Leake served with his father as a boy on board Royal Prince in and then in merchant ships before returning to the navy.

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