Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albemarle, KG, and lord of De Voorst in Guelders (Gelderland) (Dutch: [ˈɑrnɔl coːst fɑŋ ˈkɛpəl]; baptised 30 January 1670 – 30 May 1718), was a Dutch military leader who fought for King William III of England and became the first Earl of Albemarle. He was the son of Oswald van Keppel and his wife ...
William III (William Henry; Dutch: Willem Hendrik; 4 November 1650 – 8 March 1702), also widely known as William of Orange, was the sovereign Prince of Orange from birth, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, and Overijssel in the Dutch Republic from the 1670s, and King of England, Ireland, and Scotland from 1689 until his death in 1702.
Willem van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle (d. 1754) June 7 – Louis George, Margrave of Baden-Baden from 1707 until his death (d. 1761) June 9 – William Townshend, British Member of Parliament (d. 1738) June 13 – Michał Kazimierz "Rybeńko" Radziwiłł, Polish-Lithuanian noble (d. 1762) June 19 – Frederick Augustus Rutowsky, German ...
Anne Lennox, Countess Consort of Albemarle: 24 Jun 1703 20 Oct 1789 Willem Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle, had issue Louis, Duke of Orléans: 4 Aug 1703 4 Feb 1752 Auguste of Baden-Baden, had issue Frederick Magnus, Count of Leiningen-Hartenburg: 27 Aug 1703 28 Oct 1756 Anna Christina Eleonora of Wurmbrand-Stuppach, had issue
Albemarle County was created in 1744 from the western portion of Goochland County, though portions of Albemarle were later carved out to create other counties. Albemarle County was named in honor of Willem Anne van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle. Its most famous inhabitant was Thomas Jefferson, who built his estate home, Monticello, in the county.
Colonel Richard Lumley, 2nd Earl of Scarbrough, 1722–1740; Field Marshal Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, 1740–1742; Colonel Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, 1742–1744; Lieutenant General Willem Anne van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle, 1744–1755; Lieutenant General James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley, 1755–1773
27 July First Ushant – British under Keppel with 30 ships of the line fight inconclusive action against French under d'Orvilliers with 28 ships; 1779 July 6 Grenada. end – French vs British under Hyde Parker near Fort Royal, Martinique; 1780 January 16 Cape St. Vincent – British under Rodney defeat Spanish under de Langara