George Churchill

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1654ODNB
First Known Service1.1666ODNB
FatherSir Winston Churchill (1602-1688)ODNB
MotherElizabeth Drake (c.1622–1698)ODNB
BrotherJohn Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722)ODNB
Last Known Service6.5.1702ODNB
Date of Death8.5.1710ODNB
Burial12.5.1710 - Westminster Abbey ODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1.1666 LieutenantCSORN
1.16661668Delft (48), LieutenantODNB
1.6.16664.6.1666Four Days Battle 
4.16729.1672York (58), Second LieutenantODNB
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
9.16721.1673Fairfax (60), Second LieutenantODNB
1.16733.1673/74Fairfax (60), LieutenantODNB
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
3.1673/743.1674/75Castle (8), LieutenantODNB
3.1674/7513.5.1678Swan (32), Lieutenant ADM 8/1/78ODNB
14.5.1678 CaptainCSORN
14.5.16786.9.1680Dartmouth (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
11.9.168018.3.1681/82Falcon, Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16854.5.1708Elected a Member of Parliament for Saint AlbansHPO
26.9.168824.6.1689Newcastle (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
168926.10.1689Pendennis (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerTRN2
1.5.1689 Battle of Bantry Bay 
1690 Windsor Castle (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerTRN2
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
1692 Saint Andrew (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
28.10.169926.1.1701/2Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
12.3.1701/2 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/7/18ADM 6/7
13.3.1701/2 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/7/18CSORN
6.5.1702 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/7/33ADM 6/7
6.5.17088.5.1710Elected a Member of Parliament for PortsmouthHPO

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