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Edward Montagu lst Earl of Sandwich (1625-72) English naval commander: On the Parliamentary side in Civil Wars. On the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660, he was appointed Admiral. In the Third Dutch War (1672-1678) he was blown up in his flagship 'Royal James' at the Battle of Southwold Bay. From 'The Imperial History of England' by Theophilus Camden (London, 1832). Engraving.

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Edward Montagu lst Earl of Sandwich (1625-72) English naval commander: On the Parliamentary side in Civil Wars. On the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660, he was appointed Admiral. In the Third Dutch War (1672-1678) he was blown up in his flagship 'Royal James' at the Battle of Southwold Bay.  From 'The Imperial History of England' by Theophilus Camden (London, 1832). Engraving.