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Howe, Richard, Earl Howelocked

  • Roger Knight


Howe, Richard, Earl Howe (1726–1799), naval officer, was born in London on 19 March 1726, the second son of an Irish peer, Emanuel Scrope Howe, second Viscount Howe (1698/9–1735), and (Mary Sophia) Charlotte Howe (1703–1782), daughter of Baron von Kielmansegg, deputy master of the horse to ...

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