Albemarle, Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st earl of

Albemarle, Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st earl of ăl´bəmärl [key], 1669–1718, Dutch adherent and constant companion of William III of England. He accompanied the future king to England (1688) and was made an earl in 1696. After William's death (1702), he returned to Dutch service and fought in the War of the Spanish Succession.

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