Lord Henry Seymour (naval commander)
Lord Henry Seymour
Berry Pomeroy, Devonshire, England
|Commands held||Admiral of the Narrow Seas|
In 1588, he was appointed Admiral of the Narrow Seas  and took command of HMS Rainbow and the Squadron of ships that took part in the Battle of Gravelines against the Spanish Armada in 1588. Controlling the seas off Dunkirk they joined the main British fleet (the 'Western Squadron') near Calais on 6 August, adding about a third to the total size.
|Ancestors of Lord Henry Seymour (naval commander)|
- Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knighthood (107 ed.). Burke's Peerage & Gentry. p. 3681. ISBN 0-9711966-2-1.
- Nichols, John (2013). John Nichols's The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: Volume III: 1579 to 1595. Oxford, England: OUP Oxford. p. 419. ISBN 9780199551408.
- Elizabeth Goldring; Elizabeth Clarke; Jayne Elisabeth Archer; Faith Eales (December 2013). John Nichols's The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: Volume III: 1579 to 1595. Oxford University Press. p. 419 note 138. ISBN 978-0-19-955140-8.
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