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John Norreys
b.abt 1547
d.3 Jul 1597
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Name John Norreys
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1547
Death[1] 3 Jul 1597


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Sir John Norreys (ca. 1547 – 3 July 1597), also frequently spelt John Norris, was an English soldier of a Berkshire family, the son of Henry Norris, 1st Baron Norreys a lifelong friend of Queen Elizabeth.

The most acclaimed English soldier of his day, Norreys participated in every Elizabethan theatre of war: in the Wars of Religion in France, in Flanders during the Eighty Years' War of Dutch liberation from Spain, in the Anglo-Spanish War, and above all in the Tudor conquest of Ireland.

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