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George Rooke
b.1650
d.24 Jan 1709
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Name George Rooke
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1650
Death[1] 24 Jan 1709


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Sir George Rooke (1650 – 24 January 1709) was an English naval commander. He is known for his service in the wars against France and particularly remembered today for his victory at Vigo Bay and for capturing Gibraltar for England in 1704, during the War of the Spanish Succession.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 George Rooke, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).