Charles Hardy (c.1680 - 1744)

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About Charles Hardy

Sir Charles Hardy worked his way through the highest ranks in the royal navy, earning peerage status and eventually becoming a vice-admiral as well as a lord commissioner of the admiralty. Sir Charles and his wife, Elizabeth Burchett, had six children, among them Josiah, the eldest son who served as royal governor of New Jersey, and Sir Charles, who for a brief time in the 1750s, during an interlude in a distinguished naval career, served as royal governor of New York.

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