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an English privateer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1575 and 1648. In December 1575 Knollys was elected Member of Parliament for Oxford following the death of Edward Knollys, and held the seat unit 1589. In those early years he was involved in piracy with Sir Francis Drake, serving as a rear-admiral on privateering activities in the Caribbean, returning in 1586 with considerable booty. He soon after served with his brother-in-law, the Earl of Leicester, in the Netherlands campaign and was knighted by him at Flushing on 7 December 1587.
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Francis Knollys1552 ca1585
 
15851648

Giovanni Dionigi15191536
 
15871587, Jun 21
 an Italian born corsair (privateer) who later became an Ottoman admiral (Reis), Bey of the Regenc...
Edward Brightunknown1560
 
15891589
 Sailed with Francis Drake on his round the world journey ...... English pirate. He was a memb...
John Cooke [1]1545 ca1560
 
15891600 ca
 English pirate. He was a member of the crew by Francis Drake in 1560 and attended all his robber...
Lawrence Eliot1545 ca1560
 
15891600 ca
 English pirate. He was a member of the crew by Francis Drake in 1560 and attended all his robber...
George Fortescue [1]1550 ca1560
 
1589unknown
 English pirate. He was a member of the crew by Francis Drake in 1563 and attended all his robber...
James Rance1545 ca1560
 
15891589 ca
 English pirate. He was a member of the crew of Francis Drake from 1560 to r.1567 and attended al...
John Chidleyunknown1565
 
1589unknown
 explored with John Davis….wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Chidley
George Fenner1550 ca1567
 
15891589
 Brother to Edward, nephew to William Sr, cousin to William Jr ...... English pirate. Since 15...
Captain William Fenner Sr.unknown1567
 
15891589
 Uncle to Edward and George ......... English captain and pirate. He was the father of William...
John Callice1558 ca1570
 
15891587
 Born in Southeastern Wales, Callice moved to London as a youth, became a retailer and later joine...
Clinton Atkinsonunknown1580
 
15891583, Aug 31
  a 16th-century British pirate, active in the 1580s in the sea surrounding Devon and Cornwall in ...
Mark Buryunknown1580
 
15891589
 operated in the Atlantic. ..... English pirate. He served in the Atlantic. It was sunk by the...
Captain Flemingunknown1580
 
1589unknown
 Pirate. This notorious Elizabethan pirate did his country a great service by bringing to Plymouth...
Mrs. Peter Lambertunknown1580
 
1590s 9unknown
 Born in Aldeburgh, Suffolk.
Thomas Fenner1550 ca1564
 
15911591
 Privateer ..... English officer and a pirate. He was a close friend of Francis Drake. Even a...
Thomas Drakeunknown1560
 
15951595
 an English pirate captain, commanded the ship Thomas for his brother Francis Drake during the cam...
Sir John Hawkins15321562
 
15951595, Nov 12
 an English naval commander and administrator, merchant, navigator, shipbuilder, privateer and sla...
Edward Fenner1550 ca1567
 
15951595 ca
 Brother to George, nephew to William Sr, cousin to William Jr ..... English pirate. Since 156...
Thomas Moone1545 ca1572
 
15951595
 English captain and pirate, was originally a carpenter. He became a member of the crew of Franci...
Sir Francis Drake1540 ca1563
 
15961596, Jan 27/28
 an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Drak...
Marcantonio Calefati1545, May 11565
 
16021602, Nov 10
 On 12 March 1568, after he had already participated in the War of Malta (1565) and that of Hungar...
Grace O'Malley15301550
 
16031603
 chieftain of the Ó Máille clan in the west of Ireland, following in the footsteps of her father...
Sir Michael Geare1565 ca1584
 
1603unknown
 a 16th-century English sailor, privateer and merchant. One of the many Sea Dogs who plagued the S...
George Cliffordunknown1558
 
1605unknown
 an English peer, naval commander and courtier of Queen Elizabeth I. He helped to prepare an exped...
Murat Reis the Elder15341560
 
1608/381608/9/38
 an Albanian privateer and admiral of the Ottoman Navy. He is regarded as one of the most importan...
John Oxenham15361570
 
16091580
 Elizabethan Sea Dog and associate of Sir Francis Drake during the early years of the Anglo-Spanis...
Richard Bishop1550 ca1561
 
16171617 ca
 Pirate of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. ..... English pirate. He served in the Mediterra...
Sir Walter Raleigh1554 ca1569
 
16181618, Oct 29
 an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy, and explorer. He i...
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