Sir George Ayscue


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1646CSORN
FatherWilliam Ayscue (d. c.1632)ODNB
WifeMary Boys nee Fotherby (d. 1641)ODNB
Last Known Service8.4.1672CSORN
Date of Death5.4.1672 - Westminster ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.8.1641 Appointed Knight BachelorODNB
1646 Expedition (30), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
1647 Antelope (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1648 Lion (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1649 Saint Andrew (42), and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16511652Commander of the Fleet sent to Barbados  
16511652Rainbow (64), Admiral and Commanding OfficerW014
16.8.1652 Commanded the Main division at the Battle of Plymouth 
1664 CaptainCSORN
5.10.16641665Henry (64), Rear-Admiral and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1665 Vice-AdmiralODNB
166513.2.1665/66Henry (64), Vice-Admiral and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
3.6.1665 Commanded the The Rearguard - Blue Squadron at the Battle of Lowestoft 
1666 Admiral of the BlueODNB
14.2.1665/663.6.1666Prince Royal (92), Admiral of the Blue and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
5.1666 Admiral of the WhiteODNB
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the White Squadron, Main Division at the Four Days Battle 
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the White Squadron at the Four Days Battle 
3.6.1666 Captured by the Dutch at the Four Days' BattleOCNMC
10.1667 Released from captivityOCNMC
5.5.166813.6.1668Triumph (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16.1.1671/728.4.1672Saint Andrew (100), Admiral and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
W014Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOGJames C BenderWeb Site
OCNMCOfficers of the Continental Navy and Marine CorpsAuthorityWeb Site

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