Sir William Monson


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1568 - Lincolnshire ODNB
First Known Service1591ODNB
Last Known Service1635ODNB
Date of Death2.1643ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1591 Garland (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1593 Lion (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
15961597Rainbow (26), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
4.1596 CaptainODNB
21.6.1596 Attack on Cadiz Harbour 
27.6.1596 Appointed Knight BachelorODNB
1599 Defiance (46), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
3.1601/2 Garland (38), Vice-Admiral and Commanding OfficerNRS157
26.3.1602 Vice-AdmiralODNB
3.6.1602 Battle of Sesimbra Bay 
9.160212.1602Swiftsure (29), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
12.16021603Mary Rose (29), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1603 Merhonour (39), Vice-Admiral and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16041606Vanguard (31), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16061614Assurance (34), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16071608Rainbow (26), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16101612Rainbow (26), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16111612Adventure (26), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16151616Nonsuch (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1635 James (48), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
13.2.1642/43 Buried in the Westminster parish of St Martin-in-the-FieldsODNB

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
NRS157NRS Vol 157 - The Navy of Edward VI and Mary IEd. C. S. Knighton and David LoadesBook

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