Admiral Sir Andrew Barton

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Andrew Barton

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Birthplace: Leith, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in English Channel
Cause of death: Died from batlle wounds
Immediate Family:

Son of John Barton
Husband of NK de Barton
Father of Alexander Charles Steedman
Brother of Robert Barton, of Over Barnton

Occupation: Admiral of Scottish Fleet
Managed by: Victoria Lynn Roberts
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About Admiral Sir Andrew Barton

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Barton_%28privateer%29

Sir Andrew Barton was a Scottish Mariner who rose to be Admiral of the Scottish Fleet. He gained some fame from the Ballad of Admiral Sir Andrew Barton 1466-1515 which contains the following verse:

“Fight on, my men,” cries Sir Andrew Barton, “I am hurt, but I am not slain; I’ll lay me down and bleed a while, And then I’ll rise and fight again.

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Admiral Sir Andrew Barton's Timeline

1466
1466
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1488
1488
Age 22
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1511
August 2, 1511
Age 45
English Channel
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