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Keppel, William Anne, (1702-1754), 2nd Earl of Albemarle

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Alternative name(s):
  • Albemarle, 2nd Earl of (Also known as)
Surname: Keppel
Forenames: William Anne
Gender: Male
Date: 1702-1754
Title: 2nd Earl of Albemarle
History: Aide-de-camp to the King 1727; Governor of Virginia 1737; Brigadier General 1739; Major General 1742; present at Dettingen and Fontenoy; commanded first line at Culloden; Commander-in-chief Scotland 1746; Ambassador extraordinary, Paris, 1748. Succeeded as earl 1718.
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276058 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P127282 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1718-54: corresp and papers
Suffolk Archives - Ipswich
NRA 4050 Keppel
1749-54: letterbooks
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1742-48: corresp rel to Scotland
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1746-47: corresp rel to Scotland
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1746-48: corresp rel to Scotland and Flanders
Sheffield City Archives
See Guide 1956
1748-49: corresp (c200 items)
Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
NRA 5408
1740-51: letters to Lord Hardwicke and Robert Keith
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1749-54: corresp with Lord Holdernesse
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1749-54: corresp with Sir Benjamin Keene
British Library, Manuscript Collections
letters (27) to Lord Loudon
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
corresp with the Duke of Newcastle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1746-54: corresp with Henry Pelham, Duke of Newcastle and Lord Holdernesse
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
1722-50: letters to Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox