The History of Leith

October 12, 2010

William Winter (Royal Navy officer)

Sir William Wynter (died 1589) was an admiral under Queen Elizabeth I of England and served the crown during the Anglo-Spanish War (1585–1604).

Wynter was born at Brecknock, the son of John Wynter (ob.1546 – a merchant and sea captain of Bristol and treasurer of the navy, who was friendly with Sir Thomas Cromwell) and Alice, daughter of William Tirrey of Cork. for more click here

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