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Keppel, Augustus, Viscount Keppellocked

  • Ruddock Mackay


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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