Byng, George, Viscount Torrington (16631733)

Byng, George, Viscount Torrington, admiral, favoured the Prince of Orange, and won the navy over to his interest; commanded the squadron that took Gibraltar in 1704: conquered the Spaniards off Cape Passaro; was made First Lord of the Admiralty in 1727, an office he held till his death (16631733).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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