10th Earl of Dundonald

Sort By:
Page 1 of 1 - About 1 essays
  • Decent Essays

    Thomas Cochrane was born on December 14, 1775 in Annsfield, Scotland. He was the eldest son of Archibald and Anna Gilchrist Cochrane, and had three brothers: Archibald, Basil and William. Thomas received little to no formal schooling, which taught him to be self-reliant and practical. Thomas shared his eccentricity and intellectual curiosity with his father, a scientist and inventor. In November of 1784, Anna Cochrane passed away. Soon after, Thomas was sent to Mr. Chauvet’s military academy in Kensington

    • 1160 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays