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Philip D'Auvergne
(1754-1816)

Philip D'Auvergne, also known as 'Prince of Bouillon', was born in St. Helier, Jersey in 1754 and died in London on 18 Sep 1816. He served in the Royal Navy.

Ranks:

Lt (1777)
Capt (1784)
RAdm B (1805)
RAdm W (1808)
VAdm B (1810)
VAdm W (1813)

He appears as a character in the books "Devil to Pay" (C. Northcote Parkinson), "1805" (Richard Woodman) and "Antigallican, The" (Tom Bowling).

Notes:

Surname originally written as Dauvergne

Half-Brother of Corbet James D'Auvergne. Father-in-Law of John George Aplin and Henry Prescott.

Promoted directly to Vice-Admiral of the Blue from Rear-Admiral of the White

Further Reading:

Balleine, G.R. 1973. The Tragedy of Philippe d'Auvergne: Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy and Last Duke of Bouillon. London: Phillimore.
Kirke, Henry. 1904. From the Gun Room to the Throne: Being the Life of Vice-Admiral H.S.H. Philip D'Auvergne Duke of Bouillon. London: Swan, Sonnenschein & Co.

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