Martin Frobisher

Martin Frobisher (abt. 1535 - 1594)

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Sir Martin Frobisher
Born about in Altofts, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Plymouth, Devon, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 May 2013
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Knighted by Queen Elizabeth I.


14 JAN 1595 Saint Giles, Cripplegate, England


Admiral in Queen Elizabeth’s Navy.


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On 4 Jun 2018 at 02:52 GMT William Collins wrote:

per Pedigrees of Yorkshire families compiled from 12 manuscript volumes of The Harleian Society, Martin married Dorothy, daughter of Lord Wentworth and widow of Sir Wm. Widmerpoole, Knt. Martin left a will dated 4 Aug 1504, proved 15 April 1595. He d.s.p. and left his estate to his nephew, Peter Frobisher, who also d.s.p.

On 27 Jun 2016 at 09:36 GMT Ros Haywood wrote:

I edited the 'Plymouth' category to show 'Plymouth, Devon', as this category already exists

Ros, visiting from the Categorization Project

Martin is 28 degrees from Rosa Parks, 24 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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