Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Holmes, Sir Robertlocked

(c. 1622–1692)
  • J. D. Davies

Extract

Holmes, Sir Robert (c. 1622–1692), naval officer, was the third son of Henry Holmes of Mallow, co. Cork. His grandfather, a Lancastrian, had been an officer in Elizabeth I's Irish wars. By 1643 he was a cornet in Prince Maurice's regiment of royalist horse, helping to rescue the prince when he was briefly captured, and subsequently fought at the battle of ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
S. Pepys, ed. R. Latham & W. Matthews, 11 vols. (1970–83); repr. (1995); repr. (2000)
Historical Manuscripts Commission
Magdalene College, Pepys Library, Cambridge
B. D. Henning, ed., , 3 vols. (1983)