Charles Cornewall


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1669ODNB
Baptism5.8.1669 - Eyre, Hertfordshire ODNB
First Known Service1692ODNB
A.K.A.CornwallODNB
FatherRobert Cornewall (1646–1701)ODNB
MotherEdith Cornwallis (d. 1696)ODNB
WifeDorothy Hanmer - Married 1696ODNB
SonJacobsref:1059
UncleWolfran Cornewall (d.1719)ref:1059
NephewJames Cornewall (1698-1743/44)ODNB
BrotherRev. Frederick (d. 1748)ref:1059
Last Known Service7.10.1718ODNB
Date of Death7.10.1718 - Lisbon ODNB
Burial27.11.1718 - Westminster Abbey ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1692 Dispatch (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
169328.12.1693Portsmouth (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
29.12.1693 CaptainCSORN
29.12.169331.1.1694/95Adventure (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
8.1.1694/95 Action of 1695-01-18 
1.2.1694/9512.12.1695Plymouth (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
13.12.169526.1.1695/96Captain (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/101ADM 6/3
4.3.1696/9716.6.1697Content Prize (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/80ADM 6/4
17.6.169727.2.1700/1Kent (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/104BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/125.12.1701Shrewsbury (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/61BWAS-1603
14.1.1701/223.6.1702Exeter (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/6
24.6.17027.2.1702/3Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/43ADM 6/7
5.2.1704/521.2.1704/5Worcester (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/149ADM 6/8
22.2.1704/520.8.1705Britannia (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/150ADM 6/8
21.8.17053.1707/8Orford (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/255
Commission confirmed 28.5.1706
BWAS-1603
2.3.1708/911.10.1710Elected a Member of Parliament for BewdleyHPO
1710 Dreadnought (60), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1603
1711 Burford (70), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
8.171416.6.1716Appointed Comptroller of the Storekeeper's accountsODNB
1.2.1714/157.10.1718Elected a Member of Parliament for WeobleyHPO
16.6.1716 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/72ADM 6/12
24.7.1716 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/12/75CSORN
10.17161717Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaODNB
2.17176.1718Argyle (54), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
1.2.1716/17 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/86CSORN
14.3.1717/18 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/3/118CSORN
6.17188.1718Shrewsbury (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1603
11.8.1718 Commanded the The White Squadron at the Battle of Cape Passaro 
9.17187.10.1718Argyle (54), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteODNB


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