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Cloudesley Shovell
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Sir Cloudesley Shovell (1650-1707) was MP for Rochester, Kent, and a celebrated naval hero.   As commander-in-chief of the British fleets he captured Barcelona during the War of the Spanish Succession, and shortly before his death he launched a major attack on Toulon.