Sir William Amadas Hawkins

Born: 1530, Plymouth, Devon, England
Died 7 October 1589, Deptford, Kent, England

Sir William Amadas Hawkins followed in his father’s footsteps in Plymouth. He continued to build the family trading fortune. Besides his trading voyages, he participated in the defense of Plymouth and the great battle against the Armada in 1588.

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