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Keppel, Augustus, Viscount Keppel

Ruddock Mackay

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/15439

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Keppel, Augustus, Viscount Keppel (1725–1786), naval officer and politician, second son of William Anne Keppel, second earl of Albemarle (1702–1754), and his wife, Anne (1703–1789), second daughter of Charles Lennox, first duke of Richmond, was born on 25 April 1725. His family were prominent whigs, and this background would prove highly significant for ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; UK Politics

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