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Peel, Sir William

J. K. Laughton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Peel, Sir William (1824–1858), naval officer, third and favourite son of Sir Robert Peel, second baronet (1788–1850), prime minister, and his wife, Julia, née Floyd (1795–1859), daughter of Sir John Floyd, was born on 2 November 1824. His brothers included Sir Robert Peel, ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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