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Norris, John (1660–1749) British:
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Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Norris. Although he never commanded in any major battle, he was an active sea-officer and commander for some seventy-three years.

He entered the Navy in about 1672, one of the first King’s Letter Boys; 1689, Lieutenant; 1690, Captain; 1707, Rear-Admiral; 1708, Vice-Admiral; 1710, Admiral.