Lord George Anson (1697-1762) by Thomas Hudson

Lord George Anson (1697-1762)

Thomas Hudson

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Lord George Anson (1697-1762)

Anson, commanding the 'Centurion', circumnavigated the world on a raiding voyage against Spanish interests in the Pacific in 1740-1744 and in 1743 became a wealthy man as a result of capturing the Spanish treasure ship 'Nuestra Senora de Covadonga' off the Philippines. Later in command of the Channel fleet he defeated the French at the first Battle of Finisterre, 1747, after which he was raised to the peerage and married the daughter of the Lord Chancellor of England. He was subsequently involved in administrative and dockyard reforms, including introduction of officer's uniform in 1748 and revisions of the Articles of War. His two terms as First Lord of the Admiralty, 1751-1756 and 1757-1762 contributed significantly to the victories of the Seven Years War. His last sea-going service was in 1758 and he became Admiral of the Fleet in 1761.
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