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Sharpe, Horatiolocked

(1718–09 November 1790)
  • Gregory A. Stiverson

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Sharpe, Horatio (1718–09 November 1790), military officer and governor, was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England, the son of William Sharpe and Margaret Beake, whose father was principal secretary of Maryland, 1714–1732. Nothing is known of Horatio’s childhood, but he apparently was well educated. His brother John Sharpe served as guardian to the minor ...

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