Admiral Sir Peter Warren, KB (1703 or 1704 – 29 July 1752) was a British naval officer from Ireland who commanded the naval forces in the attack on Louisbourg in 1745. Thomas Hudson (1701 - 1779 was an English portrait painter in the eighteenth century The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly The Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British Order of chivalry founded by George Events 1014 - Byzantine-Bulgarian Wars: Battle of Kleidion: Byzantine emperor Basil II inflicts a decisive defeat Year 1752 ( MDCCLII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar for European countries but not Great Britain) of See also Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain (Breatainn Mhòr Prydain Fawr Breten Veur Graet Breetain is the larger of the two main islands An officer is a member of an armed force who holds a position of authority Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world Fortress of Louisbourg (in French, Forteresse de Louisbourg) is a Canadian National Historic Site and the location of a partial reconstruction He later sat as MP for Westminster. Westminster was a former parliamentary constituency in the Parliament of England to 1707 the Parliament of Great Britain 1707-1800 and the Parliament of
He was the youngest son of Michael Warren and Catherine Plunkett, nee Alymer (his mother was the first wife of Sir Nicholas Plunkett).
A brother of his mother was Matthew Aylmer, 1st Baron Aylmer (died 1720), admiral and commander-in-chief, had entered the navy under the protection of the Duke of Buckingham, as a lieutenant, in 1678. Matthew Aylmer 1st Baron Aylmer, c 1650 - 1720 Irish Admiral of the Royal Navy. The titles Marquess and Duke of Buckingham, referring to Buckingham, have been created several times in the peerages of England, Great Britain
Peter signed on as an ordinary seaman in Dublin in 1716 when he was 13 years old. Dublin (ˈdʌblɨn/ /ˈdʊblɨn or /ˈdʊbəlɪn/, bˠalʲə aːha klʲiəh or cliə(ɸ is both the largest city and capital of Ireland. He rapidly rose in the ranks, becoming a Captain in 1727. His ship patrolled the American colonial waters to provide protection from French forces. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. He became involved in colonial politics and land speculation. In 1731 he married Susannah Delancey (1707-1771), whose brother James was the chief justice and lieutenant governor of the Province of New York. James DeLancey (1703 &ndash 1760 was acting colonial governor of the Province of New York from 1753 to 1755 The Province of New York (1664-1776 (Provincie New York resulted from the capture of the Dutch Republic colony of Provincie Nieuw-Nederland by the
Peter's lands included several thousand acres on the south side of the Mohawk River west of Schenectady, New York. The Mohawk River is a long River in the US state of New York. Schenectady (skəˈnɛktədi Θkahnéhtati in Tuscarora) is a City in Schenectady County, New York, United States In 1738 he hired his nephew William Johnson to manage these western lands. In 1744 he was made Commodore and commanded a 16 ship squadron off the Leeward Islands capturing 24 ships in four months. The Leeward Islands are the northern islands of the Lesser Antilles chain of islands part of the West Indies. In 1745 Warren commanded a group of ships that supported the Massachusetts forces in the capture of Louisbourg. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts ( is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States. The prize system of the time allowed naval officers to profit from the capture of enemy ships, and this expedition earned Warren a fortune, a promotion to the rank of Rear Admiral of the Blue, and a knighthood. Please see “ Admiral ” for other nations which use this rank Peter and Susannah had six children, but two died in 1744 during the smallpox epidemic in New York. Smallpox is an Infectious disease unique to humans caused by either of two virus variants named Variola major and Variola minor. He moved his wife and four surviving daughters to England in 1747. He was second in command of the British fleet on the Devonshire at the Battle of Cape Finisterre. The First Battle of Cape Finisterre ( 14 May 1747) saw 14 British Ships of the line under Admiral George Anson attack a French His conduct in the battle won him further fame, a promotion to Admiral and much prize-money. While on a visit to Ireland in 1752 he became ill and died.
His granddaughter Susanna Maria Skinner was married to Henry Gage, 3rd Viscount Gage, son of General Thomas Gage (Her father Lt. Henry Gage 3rd Viscount Gage ( March 4 1761 &ndash January 29 1808) was a British Army officer. Thomas Gage (1719 April 2, 1787) was a British general and commander in chief of the North American forces from 1763 to 1775 during the early days of the General WillIam Skinner was a brother of Loyalist General Cortlandt Skinner and both brothers were grandsons of Stephanus Van Cortlandt; a daughter of Cortland Skinner named Catherine was married to Sir William Henry Robinson-a son of loyalist Beverley Robinson. This article concerns Loyalists in the American Revolution. For information on the role of those Loyalists in Canadian history after their emigration see United Empire Cortlandt Skinner (16 December 1727-15 March 1799 was the last Royal Attorney General of New Jersey and a Brigadier General in the loyalist forces during Stephanus van Cortlandt ( May 7, 1643 - November 25, 1700) was the first native born Mayor of New York (1677-1678 1686-1688 Bevereley Robinson was a first cousin once removed of Judith Robinson-the first wife of patriot Carter Braxton). Carter Braxton (September 16 1736 &ndash October 10 1797 was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and a representative of Virginia
The towns of Warren, Rhode Island and Warren, New Hampshire are named after him. Warren is a town in Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States. Warren is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States.
Sir Christopher Plunkett Sir Christopher Aylmer, Baron Balrath =Margaret =Lady Plunkett (dau. of Matthew, 5th Earl of Louth) | | | | Sir Nicholas Plunkett = Catherine Aylmer = Michael Warren of Warrenstown, Co. Meath. | |_________________________________________ | | | | Oliver & several sons & 1 dau Peter =Susanah de Lancey | ________________________________________________________________________| | | | | | | Charlotte Warren Ann Warren Susanna =Willoughby, 4th Earl of Abingdon =Charles, 1st Baron Southampton =Colonel Skinner | | | | Montague Bertie, George FitzRoy, 5th Earl of Abingdon 2nd Baron Southampton