William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe

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William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe

Birthplace: Langar, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Plymouth, Devon, England
Place of Burial: Holly Road Garden of Rest, Twickenham, London, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Emanuel Scrope Howe, 2nd Viscount Howe and Baronnes Sophia von Kielmansegg
Husband of Frances Conolly
Father of Frances "Fanny" Woodford and Elizabeth "Peggy" Babcock
Brother of Brig. General George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe; Scrope Howe; Admiral Richard Howe, 1st and last Earl Howe; Male Howe; Thomas Howe and 5 others

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About William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe

"William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, KB, PC (10 August 1729 – 12 July 1814) was a British army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American War of Independence. Howe was one of three brothers who enjoyed distinguished military careers."









Citations / Sources:

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1986. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S335] #506 Visitation of England and Wales, Notes (1896-1921), Howard, Joseph Jackson, (14 volumes. [London]: Frederick Arthur Crisp, 1896-1921), FHL book 942 D23hn., vol. 13 p. 101.

[S452] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 3 p. 156 fn. (d).

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William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe's Timeline

August 10, 1729
Langar, Nottinghamshire, England
September 6, 1729
Age 20
Virginia, United States
January 22, 1814
Age 84
Holly Road Garden of Rest, Twickenham, London, Middlesex, England
July 12, 1814
Age 84
Plymouth, Devon, England