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George Anson (1697 - 1762)

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Adm. Sir George "1st Baron Anson" Anson
Born in Shugborough, Staffordshire, Englandmap
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Died in Moor Park, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
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Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, PC FRS (23 April 1697 – 6 June 1762), was a Royal Navy officer. Anson served as a junior officer during the War of the Spanish Succession and then saw active service against Spain at the Battle of Cape Passaro during the War of the Quadruple Alliance. He then undertook a circumnavigation of the globe during the War of Jenkins' Ear. Anson commanded the fleet that defeated the French Admiral de la Jonquière at the First Battle of Cape Finisterre during the War of the Austrian Succession.[1]


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