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Preston, Sir Amyas (d. 1609), naval commander

Sarah Barter Bailey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/22722

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Preston, Sir Amyas (d. 1609), naval commander, was a member of the Preston family of Cricket, Somerset. No reference to his birth or education has been found and the earliest reference to him is his marriage on 4 June 1581 to Julian Burye (...

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