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Charles-François Davy (2nd Marquis d'Amfreville)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1640ref:631
First Known Service1646ref:631
FatherPierre Davy, seigneur de SortosvilleFWIKI
WifeLouise Jeanne Suzanne Gigault de Bellefonds - Married 10.1.1671, Brest ref:631
Brother
Jacques Davy (Chevalier d'Amfreville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1682
ref:631
Brother
René Hervé DavyFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1650
ref:631
Last Known Service4.6.1692ref:631
Date of Death2.11.1692 - Brest ref:631
Cause of Deathwound from the Battle of Barfleurref:631
Burial8.11.1692 - Chateau de Vincennes , Parisref:631

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed 2nd Marquis d'Amfrevilleref:631
1665 Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI
1665 
La Perle (34) 1663-1676
French 34 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Enseigne de Vaisseau,
ref:687
2.3.1665 Battle of La Goulette 
24.8.1665 Battle of Cherchell 
1666 Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI
1672 
Prince (50) 1670-1678
French 50 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Prince"
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
1673 
Le Maure (52) 1672-1685
French 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1678 Renamed "Content"
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:687
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Second Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
1674 
Aimable (56) 1658-1689
French 56 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Aimable"
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:687
1676 
Fortuné (52) 1671-1688
French 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Fortuné"
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:687
22.4.1676 Battle of Agosta 
2.6.1676 Battle of Palermo 
1677 Chef d'EscadreFWIKI
1679 
Content (52) 1672-1685
French 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1678 Renamed "Content"
, Chef d'Escadre, and Commanding Officer
ref:687
1680 
Ferme (60) 1669-1700
French 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Fier"
1678 Renamed "Ferme"
, as Flag Officer, Chef d'Escadre,
ref:687
1681 
Fort (56) 1678-1692
French 56 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1678 Renamed "Fort"
, Chef d'Escadre, and Commanding Officer
ref: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) 1664-1700
French 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Vermandois"
1678 Renamed "Vigilant"
, Chef d'Escadre, and Commanding Officer
ref:687
23.7.168212.9.1682First Bombardment of Algiers 
16838.1683
Vigilant (52) 1664-1700
French 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Vermandois"
1678 Renamed "Vigilant"
, Chef d'Escadre, and Commanding Officer
ref:771
23.5.168329.7.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers 
8.1683 
La Couronne (80) 1669-1712
French 80 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Chef d'Escadre, and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
1684 
Le Fougueux (56) 1671-1691
French 56 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Chef d'Escadre, and Commanding Officer
ref:687
1684 
Le Courageux (56) 1679-1704
French 56 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Chef d'Escadre, and Commanding Officer
ref:687
1684 
Vigilant (52) 1664-1700
French 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1671 Renamed "Vermandois"
1678 Renamed "Vigilant"
, as Flag Officer, Chef d'Escadre,
BNF1
17.5.168428.5.1684Commanded the Rear-Amiral Ship Squadron at the Bombardment of Gènes 
1685 
Prudent (58) 1667-1696
French 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1667 Renamed "Prudent"
, Chef d'Escadre, and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
19.6.168525.6.1685Bombardment of Tripoli 
1689 Lieutenant-GénéralFWIKI
1690 
Le Magnifique (72) 1685-1692
French 72 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau, and Commanding Officer
ref:687
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
1691 Appointed Commandeur de l'Ordre de Malte leave the Order at this dateref:687
16924.6.1692
Le Merveilleux (90) 1691-1692
French 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales,
ref:687
19.5.1692 Commanded the Blue & White Main Squadron at the Battle of Barfleur 
2.6.16924.6.1692Battle of La Hogue 

Notes on Officer


Rankref:631

Premier écuyer de Madame la Dauphine , Lieutenant Général , Chef d'escadre des armées navales et Premier Maréchal de France.




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