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Peel, Sir William (1824-1858), naval officer

John Knox Laughton and Andrew D. Lambert

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/21766
Peel, Sir William (1824-1858), naval officer


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, third baronet, Sir Frederick Peel, and Arthur ...

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