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 Howe, William Howe, 5th Viscount
Howe, William Howe, 5th Viscount, 1729–1814, English general in the American Revolution; younger brother of Admiral Richard Howe.
After negotiations for a peaceful settlement failed, Howe led his troops in the successful battle of Long Island, captured New York City, and defeated the Continental Army at White Plains.
On his brother's death in 1799, Howe succeeded to the Irish title, becoming 5th Viscount Howe.
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William Earl (19): Acts as secretary for Captain Jones on the Ranger on the night that Wallingford notices Jones is wearing Mary's ring.
Sir William, hero of the capture of Louisburg during King George's War in 1745, was the son of Colonel William Pepperell, builder of the Pepperell Mansion.
William, the son of William and Patience of Kittery, was born in about 1720.
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 1814 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Guyana transferred from Netherlands to Britain; it is renamed "British Guiana".
In England, the last hanging under the Black Act - William Potter for cutting down an orchard - even the judge petitioned for reprieve.
July 12 - William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, British general
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