Charles Austen

Standard Name: Austen, Charles


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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...


17 August 1759: In the Seven Years' War, the British navy...

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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.


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