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Villettes, William Annelocked

(1754–1808)
  • Robert Holden
  • , revised by Desmond Gregory

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Villettes, William Anne (1754–1808), army officer, born at Bern, Switzerland, on 14 June 1754, was the second son of Arthur Villettes (1701–1776), diplomatist. His family, who were Huguenot, had left France and settled in England after the revocation of the edict of Nantes. His father, who was British plenipotentiary at ...

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