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Howe, Richard, Earl Howe

Roger Knight

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13963

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Howe, Richard, Earl Howe (1726–1799), naval officer, was born in London on 19 March 1726, the second son of an Irish peer, Emanuel Scrope Howe, second Viscount Howe (1698/9–1735), and (Mary Sophia) Charlotte Howe (1703–1782), daughter of Baron von Kielmansegg, deputy master of the horse to ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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