Charles Austen

Standard Name: Austen, Charles

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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Austen
JA 's two youngest brothers, Francis William and Charles John , both joined the navy as midshipmen, and both ended their successful careers as admirals. While she never left the south of England, they (and...

Timeline

17 August 1759
In the Seven Years' War, the British navy won a crucial victory over the French fleet at the battle of Lagos, WestAfrica.