|←Author Index: By||John Byng
|Royal Navy officer who was executed for failing to "do his utmost" to retain the island of Minorca in the Seven Years' War.|
- Candide (1759) by Voltaire, references Byng and his execution
- “Byng, John (1704-1757),” in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885-1900) in 63 vols.
- “Byng, John” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911.
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