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Monck, Christopher, second duke of Albemarle (1653-1688), army officer and colonial governor

Robin Clifton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/18938
Monck, Christopher, second duke of Albemarle (1653-1688), army officer and colonial governor

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Monck, Christopher, second duke of Albemarle (1653-1688), army officer and colonial governor, was born in London on 14 August 1653, the only surviving son of George Monck (1608-1670), first duke of Albemarle and the general whose army and political influence helped make possible the restoration of Charles II in 1660, ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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