Sir Rupert Palatine (Prince Palatine of the Rhine)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth17.12.1619CSORN
First Known Service3.10.1664CSORN
Last Known Service14.9.1673CSORN
Date of Death29.11.1682

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1619 Appointed Prince Palatine of the RhineEWIKI
20.4.1642 Appointed Order of the GarterTKE1
11.16481651Commander of the Royalist Fleet for Ireland 1649  
22.5.164910.1649Commander-in-Chief at the Blockade of Kinsale 
10.3.1649/5010.1650Commanded the Royalist Squadron at the Blockade of the Tagus 
3.10.166426.11.1664Henrietta (52), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1603
1665 Admiral of the WhiteEWIKI
16651666Royal James (70), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the RedB051
3.6.1665 Battle of Lowestoft 
1666 Royal Charles (80), as Flag Officer, AdmiralTRN2
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the Prince Rupert's Squadron, Center Division at the Four Days Battle 
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the Prince Rupert's Squadron (Joined 1666/06/04) at the Four Days Battle 
25.7.166626.7.1666St James Day Battle 
15.8.167219.11.1682Appointed Vice-Admiral of EnglandEWIKI
5.2.1672/734.6.1673Royal Charles (100), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1603
28.5.1673 Commanded the Red Squadron, Main Division at the First Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Commanded the White Squadron, Main Division at the Second Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Commanded the White Squadron, Main Division at the Second Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.167314.9.1673Royal Sovereign (100), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1603
9.7.167314.5.1679Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
OHMB4Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870J.C. SaintyWeb Site

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Posted by Brian on Monday 21st of July 2014 20:32

The London Gazette
Publication date:27 November 1682 Issue: 1777 Page: 2
Whitehall Nov. 29 - This morning, died at his house in Spring-Garden, His Highness Rupert, Prince Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Cumberland the 63 year of his age, after some days sickness and pleurisy.

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