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Willem Anne van Keppel (Keppel), 2nd Earl of Albemarle

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Birthplace: Whitehall Palace, Whitehall, London, England
Death: Died in Paris, France
Place of Burial: Grosvenor Chapel, South Audley Street, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Arnold van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albemarle and Geertruid Johanna Quirina van der Duyn
Husband of Anne Keppel and Anne of Albemarle Lennox, Countess of Albemarle
Father of Lt-Gen George Keppel, 3rd Duke of Albemarle; Adm. Augustus Keppel, Viscount Keppel of Elveden; Rt. Rev. the Hon Frederick Keppel, Bishop of Exeter; Gen. Sir George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle; Admiral Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel PC and 3 others

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About Willem van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle

"Lieutenant-General Willem Anne van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle KG, KB, PC, ADC (5 June 1702 – 22 December 1754) was a British diplomat and an American colonist."

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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willem_van_Keppel,_2nd_Earl_of_Albemarle

http://www.geneall.net/U/per_page.php?id=92175

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I44000&tree=Nixon

http://www.thepeerage.com/p1680.htm#i16793

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Citations / Sources:

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 93. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 94.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 434.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 84.

[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 47. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.

[S8] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, volume 1, page 48.

   

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  • He was baptised on 16 June 1702 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Covent Garden, London, England, with Queen Anne I of Great Britain as his godparent(s).
  • He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 18 May 1725
  • He fought in the Battle of Dettingen in 1743
  • He fought in the Battle of Fontenoy in 1745.1
  • He fought in the Battle of Culloden on 16 April 1746.
  • He was Commander-in-Chief of the forces in Scotland on 23 August 1746
  • He held the office of Ambassador to France between 1749 and 1754

Link

http://www.thepeerage.com/p1680.htm#i16793

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Willem van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle's Timeline

1702
June 5, 1702
Whitehall Palace, Whitehall, London, England
June 16, 1702
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Covent Garden, London, England
1722
February 21, 1722
Age 19
Caversham, Oxfordshire, England
1724
April 5, 1724
Age 21
April 5, 1724
Age 21
1725
April 2, 1725
Age 22
1725
Age 22
1727
November 5, 1727
Age 25
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK
1728
January 19, 1728
Age 25
1733
July 16, 1733
Age 31