Admiral Sir Andrew Barton

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Sir Andrew Barton

Birthplace: Leith, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in English Channel
Cause of death: Battle Wounds_ song battle of admiral sir barton
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, Admiral
Managed by: Victoria Lynn Roberts
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About Admiral Sir Andrew Barton

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

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