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Sir Rupert Palatine (Prince Palatine of the Rhine)


NationalityBritish 
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 RhineE-WIKI
20.4.1642 Appointed Knight Companion of the 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 
3.10.166426.11.1664
Henrietta (52) 1654-1689
British 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Henrietta"
, as Flag Officer, Admiral
BWAS-1603
1665 Admiral of the WhiteE-WIKI
16651666
Royal James (70) 1658-1667
British 70 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Royal James"
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Red
B051
3.6.1665 Battle of Lowestoft 
1666 
Royal Charles (80) 1655-1667
British 80 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Royal Charles"
, as Flag Officer, Admiral
TRN2
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 EnglandE-WIKI
5.2.1672/734.6.1673
Royal Charles (100) 1673-1693
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral
BWAS-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 
4.6.167314.9.1673
Royal Sovereign (100) 1660-1679
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral
BWAS-1603
9.7.167314.5.1679Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 


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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 etc..in the 63 year of his age, after some days sickness and pleurisy.

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