Sir John Chicheley

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1641 - Wimpole, CambridgeshireODNB
First Known Service1662ODNB
FatherSir Thomas Chicheley (1614-1699)ODNB
MotherSarah Russell (d.1654)ODNB
WifeMrs Isabella Norton (née Lawson d.1709)ODNB
Last Known Service1674ODNB
Date of Death20.3.1690/91ODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1662 LieutenantCSORN
16621663Swiftsure (64), LieutenantB051
1663 CaptainCSORN
10.12.166314.8.1664Milford (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
15.8.166415.9.1664Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16.9.16643.12.1664Phoenix (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
26.3.16658.10.1665Antelope (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
3.6.1665 Battle of Lowestoft 
5.6.1665 Appointed Knight BachelorODNB
1.9.16654.9.1665Action of 1665-09-03 
2.4.16666.7.1666Fairfax (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
1.6.16664.6.1666Four Days Battle 
1667 Married IsabellaOCNMC
22.3.1667/6827.8.1668Rupert (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
1670 Vice-AdmiralCSORN
16701671Rupert (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralB051
16711673Royal Sovereign (100), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralB051
11.7.1671 Dreadnought (58), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
1672 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
30.1.1671/7228.5.1672Royal Katherine (84), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
16731674Royal Charles (100), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedB051
4.2.1672/7311.10.1673Charles (96), Rear-Admiral of the Red and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Second Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
23.1.1678/79 Joint commissioner for excerising the post of Master-General of the ordinanceB051
28.1.1680/81 Quit his post as commissioner for excerising the post of Master-General of the ordinanceB051
20.1.1681/8219.5.1690Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4


ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
OCNMCOfficers of the Continental Navy and Marine CorpsAuthorityWeb Site
OHMB4Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870J.C. SaintyWeb Site

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