Charles-François Davy (Marquis d'Amfreville)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1628FWIKI
First Known Service1646FWIKI
FatherPierre Davy, seigneur de SortosvilleFWIKI
BrotherChevalier René Hervé Davyref:631
Brother Jacques Davy (Chevalier d'Amfreville) (d.1696)ref:631
Last Known Service4.6.1692FWIKI
Date of Death2.11.1692 - VincennesFWIKI
Cause of Deathwound from the Battle of Barfleur FWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1628 Appointed Marquis d'AmfrevilleFWIKI
1665 Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI
1665 La Perle (34), Enseigne de Vaisseauref:687
2.3.1665 Battle of La Goulette 
12.8.1665 Battle of Cherchell 
1666 Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI
1672 Prince (50), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
1673 Le Maure (52), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:687
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Second Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
1674 Aimable (56), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:687
1676 Fortuné (52), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:687
22.4.1676 Battle of Agosta 
2.6.1676 Battle of Palermo 
1677 Chef d'escadreFWIKI
1679 Content (52), Chef d'escadre and Commanding Officerref:687
1680 Ferme (60), Chef d'escadre and Commanding Officerref:687
1681 Fort (56), Chef d'escadre and Commanding Officerref:771
8.6.1681 Commander-in-Chief at the Action of 1681/06/08 
8.6.1681 Action of 1681/06/08 
23.7.168110.1681Blockade of Chio 
1682 Vigilant (52), Chef d'escadre and Commanding Officerref:687
23.7.168212.9.1682First Bombardment of Algiers 
16838.1683Vigilant (52), Chef d'escadre and Commanding Officerref:771
23.5.168329.7.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers 
8.1683 La Couronne (80), Chef d'escadre and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
1684 Le Fougueux (56), Chef d'escadre and Commanding Officerref:687
1684 Le Courageux (56), Chef d'escadre and Commanding Officerref:687
1684 Vigilant (52), as Flag Officer, Chef d'escadreBNF1
17.5.168428.5.1684Commanded the Rear-Amiral Ship Squadron at the Bombardment of Gènes 
1685 Prudent (58), Chef d'escadre and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
19.6.168525.6.1685Bombardment of Tripoli 
1689 Lieutenant-généralFWIKI
1690 Le Magnifique (84), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officerref:687
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
1691 Appointed Commandeur de l'Ordre de Malte leave the Order at this dateref:687
16924.6.1692Le Merveilleux (92), as Flag Officer, Lieutenant-Général des armées navalesref:687
19.5.1692 Commanded the Blue & White Main Squadron at the Battle of Barfleur 
2.6.16924.6.1692Battle of La Hogue 


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