Edward Downes Law

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Commander (retired) Edward Downes Law, ( – 9 December, 1915) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Law was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 August, 1861. The year may be wrong here.

Law was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Commander on 1 October, 1873.

He succeeded to the peerage of Ellenborough in July 1902.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis C. de Lousada
Captain of H.M.S. Coquette
25 Jun, 1872[1] – 1 Oct, 1873
Succeeded by
William E. Darwall


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1873). p. 193.