Georgian Society for East Yorkshire

Birthday of Sir Hyde Parker

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Sunday, 25th February 1714

Vice-Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, 5th Baronet, was born 306 years ago in Tredington. He was a naval commander in the Seven Years War and the American War of Independence. He died in 1782 shortly after accepting the East Indies command when his flagship the Cato sank with all hands.

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