William Howe was a British general of the Revolutionary War. He was born August 10,1729 in England. He was the uncle of King George the Third. He commanded the light infantry under Major General James Wolfe.He was in commad at the Battle of Bunker Hill. On October 10,1775, he replaced Lt.General Thomas Gage as commader-in-chief in the British army in America.On September 11, he defeated General Washington at the Battle of Brandywine. He agian defeated Washington at the Battle of German Town on October 4,1777.In May 1778, Howe was replaced as British army commader in America by Lt.General Henry Clinton. On October 23,1793 he was promoted to full General. He died of illness on july 12,1814. He had no children.

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