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William Warren Knight (bef. 1627)

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Sir William Warren Knight
Born before in Ilsington, Devon, Englandmap
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Died [date unknown] in London, Middlesex, , Englandmap
Warren-1153 created 31 Mar 2011 | Last modified
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Sir William Warren, Knight, merchant and shipowner of Wapping, London, bpt 7 Jan 1626/7 at Ilsington, Devon where his father was vicar.[1] Note this baptism comes a month after his father's death. Wealthy, large contractor with Admiralty. He was knighted 12 Apr 1662. Great builder of ships for King Charles II.

He married Mary, daughter of William Culling of Woodland, Devon. Children:

    1. Joanna Warren, m Henry Griffith
    2. Mary Warren, m John Upton


  1. See also Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford 2004: "Warren, Sir William (bap. 1627, d. 1695), naval contractor, baptized at Ilsington, Devon, on 7 January 1627, was the sixth son of Christopher Warren (d. 1626), vicar of Ilsington, and his wife, Alice Webb. William was admitted to the Drapers' Company in 1650...

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