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an English statesman and Lord High Admiral under Elizabeth I and James I. He was commander of the English forces during the battles against the Spanish Armada and was chiefly responsible after Francis Drake for the victory that saved England from invasion by the Spanish Empire.
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08/01/1588-English Admiral Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, beats Spanish Armada 
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Charles Howard15361558
 
16191624, Dec 14

Kristoffer Trondson1500 ca1535
 
15591565
 a squire, admiral, feudal overlord in Norway and Denmark, privateer captain and pirate. Kristoffe...
Turgut Reis14851500
 
15651565, Jun 23
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Salih Reis1488 ca1529
 
15681568
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Louis de Boisot1530 ca1560
 
 
15761576, May 27
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Arnaut Mamiunknown1572
 
 
1576unknown
 an Ottoman Albanian renegade, the squadron admiral and the supreme commander of all Islamic vesse...
Giovanni Dionigi15191536
 
15871587, Jun 21
 an Italian born corsair (privateer) who later became an Ottoman admiral (Reis), Bey of the Regenc...
John Callice1558 ca1570
 
 
15891587
 Born in Southeastern Wales, Callice moved to London as a youth, became a retailer and later joine...
Christopher Carleill1551 ca1573
 
 
15931593
 an English military and naval commander. In 1588, he was appointed constable of Carrickfergus, Co...
Sir John Hawkins15321562
 
 
15951595, Nov 12
 an English naval commander and administrator, merchant, navigator, shipbuilder, privateer and sla...
Sir Francis Drake1540 ca1563
 
 
15961596, Jan 27/28
 an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Drak...
George Cliffordunknown1558
 
1605unknown
 an English peer, naval commander and courtier of Queen Elizabeth I. He helped to prepare an exped...
Alonso Perez de Guzman1550, Sep 101580
 
 
16061615, Jul 26
 a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece since 1581, was the commander-in-chief of the Spanish ...
Peter Easton [1]15701602
 
16191619
 a pirate in the early 17th century who operated along the Newfoundland coastline between Harbour ...
Piet Hein1577, Nov 251607
 
16291629, Jun 18
 a Dutch admiral and privateer for the Dutch Republic during the Eighty Years' War between the Uni...
Albrecht von Wallenstein1583, Sep 241604
 
16341634, Feb 25
 a Bohemian military leader and politician who offered his services, and an army of 30,000 to 100,...
Antonio de Oquendo1577, Oct1594
 
16391640, Jun 7
 a Spanish admiral; in 1639 he was in command of the Spanish forces at the Battle of the Downs. In...
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