BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN BYNG 1704-1757

EVENTS

On or before 29 Oct 1704 John Byng 1704-1757 was born to George Byng 1st Viscount Torrington 1663-1733 (41)

In 1749 Thomas Hudson 1701-1779 (48) painted the portrait of John Byng 1704-1757 (44) .

On 14 Mar 1757 John Byng 1704-1757 (52) was executed by firing squad for having been found guilty of his perceived failure to relieve the garrison at Menorca caused public outrage among fellow officers and the country at large.

ANCESTRY

Father: George Byng 1st Viscount Torrington 1663-1733