Edward Charles

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Admiral
Sir Edward Charles
Born?
London, England
Died?
England
AllegianceRoyal Arms of England.png Kingdom of England
Service/branchFlag Kingdom of England.gif English Navy
Years of service1291-1324
RankAdmiral
UnitNorthern Fleet
Commands heldAdmiral of the North

Admiral Sir Edward Charles, (1265–1324), was an English Knight and military commander who served as Admiral of the North from 1306 to 1307. [1]

Career

Sir Edward Charles was an English naval commander at the beginning of the early 14th century. He was appointed Admiral of the Northern Fleet and for the charge of the Northern Admiralty from 1306 to 1307.[1][2]

Prior to the creation of a single Admiralty Office in 1414 covering all of England, the English Navy was divided into geographical commands or Regional Admiralties.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rodger, N.A.M. (2004). The safeguard of the sea : a naval history of Britain. 660 to 1649. New York: W.W. Norton. pp. 504–506. ISBN 9780140297249.
  2. Manship, Henry (1847). A Booke of the Foundacion and Antiquitye of the Towne of Greate Yermouthe: from the Original Manuscript Written in the Time of Queen Elizabeth: With Notes and an Appendix. London: The Editor. p. 150.