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Beatty, David

Line breaks: David Beatty
Pronunciation: /ˈbiːti
 
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Definition of Beatty, David in English:

1st Earl Beatty of the North Sea and of Brooksby ( 1871–1936), British admiral. During the First World War he played a major role in the Battle of Jutland and was Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Fleet from 1916.

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