(1500) George, third Earl of Orford.
(1501) Sir William Vigors Burdett, of Dunmore, in the county of Carlow.-E.
(1502) Henry Flower, Lord Castledurrow, and afterwards created Viscount Ashbrook.
(1503) George Brydges Rodney. He had distinguished himself in Lord Hawke’s victory, In 1761 he took the French island of Martinique. In 1779 he met and defeated the Spanish fleet commanded by Don Juan de Langara, and relieved the garrison of gibraltar, which was closely besieged; and in 1789, he obtained his celebrated victory over the French fleet commanded by Count de Grasse. For this latter service he was created a peer, by the title of Baron Rodney, of Rodney Stoke in the county of Somerset. He died May 24, 1792.
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