Sir John Pennington


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Baptism9.8.1584ODNB
First Known Service1620ref:655
FatherRobert Penington (d. 1612), a tanner.ODNB
MotherElizabethODNB
Last Known Service4.1643ref:655
Date of Death9.1646ref:655
Will Probated28.5.1648, PROB 11/204/418

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1624 CaptainBWAS-1603
1624 Vanguard (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1625 Vanguard (40), Captain and Commanding Officerref:1027
16261627Red Lion (40), and Commanding Officer 
16311632Convertine (30), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
5.16311633Bonaventure (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1633 Vanguard (56), Captain and Commanding OfficerW014
14.4.1634 Appointed Knight BachelorEWIKI
16351636Swiftsure (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
11.16351636Vanguard (56), Captain and Commanding OfficerW014
1636 Saint Andrew (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1636 Anne Royal (42), Vice-Admiral and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1637 Swiftsure (42), Vice-Admiral and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1638 Saint Andrew (42), Vice-Admiral and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1639 Rainbow (64), Admiral and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1640 James (48), Admiral and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1641 AdmiralBWAS-1603
1641 Saint Andrew (42), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1603
1642 Commander of the Summer Guard of 1642  
4.1643 Admiral of the FleetODNB
4.1643 Appointed Admiral of the Fleet by the King. His command consisting of around 18 armed merchantmen at Bristol.ODNB
1646 Commander of the Summer Guard of 1646  

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ref:655British History Online Web Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1027The Manuscripts of the Earl Cowper, K. G., preserved at Melbourne Hall, Derbyshire vol I Book
W014Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOGJames C BenderWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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