Reference Entry

Howe, Richard, Earl Howe (1726-1799), naval officer

Roger Knight

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early career | The Seven Years' War | Early political career | North America | Howe in parliament | The relief of Gibraltar | Howe as first lord of the Admiralty | Commander-in-chief, Channel Fleet | The 'glorious first of June' | Howe's last years in service | Howe and the Spithead mutiny | Death and assessment

Reference Entry.  8017 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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