Howe, Richard, Earl (17261799)

Howe, Richard, Earl, admiral, born in London, son of an Irish viscount; first saw service under Anson against the Spaniards; distinguished himself during the Seven Years' War; in 1783 became First Lord of the Admiralty, and was created an earl; during the French War in 1793 he commanded the Channel Fleet, and gained “the glorious first of June” victory off Ushant (17261799).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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