Wood, Sir Andrew (d. 1540)

Wood, Sir Andrew, Scottish admiral, born in Largo, Fife; was distinguished and successful in several naval engagements, chiefly in the Forth, against the English in the reigns of James III. and James IV.; received for his services the honour of knighthood and the village and lands of Largo in fee; was an eccentric old admiral; is said to have had a canal cut from his house to the church, and to have sailed thither in his barge every Sunday; (d. 1540).

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

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