- Asgill, Sir Charles
- (1762-1823)A lieutenant in Cornwallis's army, 1780. Taken prisoner at Yorktown, condemned to death by the Americans, to avenge death of a Revolutionary officer. Marie Antoinette having been interested in his fate, interceded, and Asgill was released. Afterwards served in the Low Countries and in Ireland.Index: Dr Chosen by lot for retaliatory hanging, 198.Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.
The makers of Canada. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
Sir Charles Asgill, 1st Baronet — (17 March 1713 15 September 1788), merchant banker, was the third son of Henry Asgill, silkman, of St Clement Danes, Middlesex and was educated at Westminster School. Apprenticed to the banking house of William Pepys Co. he later became a partner … Wikipedia
Sir Charles Asgill, 2nd Baronet — Infobox Person name = Sir Charles Asgill, 2nd Baronet residence = other names = imagesize = 200px caption = Mezzotint by C. Turner after original oil on canvass by Sir Thomas Phillips (location unknown) details in Images section birth name =… … Wikipedia
Charles Asgill — may refer to: Sir Charles Asgill, 1st Baronet (1713–1788), merchant banker and Lord Mayor of London (1757–1758) Sir Charles Asgill, 2nd Baronet (1762–1823), British Army general This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same… … Wikipedia
Asgill Baronets — There has been one Asgill Baronetcy which was created on 17 April 1761 in the Baronetage of Great Britain. Asgill Baronets, of London (1761)*Sir Charles Asgill, 1st Baronet (1713–1788), merchant banker and Lord Mayor of London (1757–1758) *Sir… … Wikipedia
Robert Taylor (architect) — Sir Robert Taylor (1714 ndash; 1788) was a notable English architect of the mid late 18th century.Born at Woodford, Essex, Taylor followed in his father s footsteps and started working as a stone mason and sculptor, spending time as a pupil of… … Wikipedia
List of Lord Mayors of London — List of all Lord Mayors of London (head of the City of London Corporation and first citizen of the City of London). Until 1347, the title was Mayor of London. Since 2006, the formal title has been Lord Mayor of the City of London.before 1300*1189 … Wikipedia
List of historic buildings and architects of the United Kingdom — The Historic buildings of the United Kingdom date from the stone age to the twenty first century AD, and tell the story of the architecture of the United Kingdom.See also: List of British architects Pre Historic buildings structures Roman… … Wikipedia
Liste der Lord Mayors of London — Diese Liste zeigt alle Lord Mayors of London: Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Mayor of London 1.1 13. Jahrhundert 1.2 14. Jahrhundert 2 Lord Mayor of London … Deutsch Wikipedia
Liste Des Lord-Maires De Londres — Les Lord maires de Londres se sont succédé depuis 1189. Certains ont effectué plusieurs mandats, le record étant détenu par Richard Whittington avec quatre mandats non consécutifs. Un nouveau Lord maire a généralement été élu chaque année mais il … Wikipédia en Français
Liste des Lord-maires de Londres — Les Lord maires de Londres se sont succédé depuis 1189. Certains ont effectué plusieurs mandats, le record étant détenu par Richard Whittington avec quatre mandats non consécutifs. Un nouveau Lord maire a généralement été élu chaque année mais il … Wikipédia en Français