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Amyas Preston
English naval commander

Amyas Preston

Amyas Preston
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Intro English naval commander
A.K.A. Sir Amyas Preston
Is Military officer Soldier Officer
From United Kingdom England
Field Military
Gender male
Death 1609, London, England, UK
The details (from wikipedia)


Amyas Preston (died 1609) was an English privateer of the Elizabethan period.

Preston came from Cricket St Thomas in Somerset. He took part in the Preston Somers Expedition in 1595.

The hero character Amyas Leigh in Charles Kingsley's novel Westward Ho! is based on Amyas Preston.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 10 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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