Anne van Keppel, Countess of Albemarle

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Anne van Keppel, Countess of Albemarle

Anne van Keppel (24 June 1703 – 20 October 1789) was born Lady Anne Lennox, the daughter of the 1st Duke of Richmond and Anne Brudenell. Her father Charles was an illegitimate child of King Charles II, thus making her his granddaughter.[1]

On 21 February 1722, she married the 2nd Earl of Albemarle at Caversham, Oxfordshire (now Berkshire), whereupon she became Countess of Albemarle. She was the mother to six children;[1]

From 1725 to 1737, she was a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Caroline. Anne died in 1789 at Admiralty House at age 86.[1]


  • 24 June 1703 - 21 February 1722: Lady Anne Lennox
  • 21 February 1722 - 22 December 1754: Lady Anne, Countess of Albemarle
  • 22 December 1754 - 20 October 1789: Lady Anne, Dowager Countess of Albemarle



  1. ^ a b c G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 94.