William (Willem) van der Marck (1542-1578) was Lord of Lumey and commander of the geuzen, the 'sea beggars' who fought for William the Silent, Prince of Orange in the Eighty Years' War. ...more on Wikipedia about "William van der Marck, Lord of Lumey"
Witte Corneliszoon de With ( 28 March 1599- 8 November 1658) was a Dutch naval officer of 17th century. He was born in Brielle like Maarten Tromp, but went to the Dutch East Indies when he was fifteen, returning in 1625 as Vice-Admiral (in service of the Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie) of the Spice Fleet. In 1628 he was flag captain of Piet Heyn. In the Eighty Years' War against the Spanish he fought at the Battle of the Downs ( 1639), having become Vice-Admiral of Holland and West Frisia in 1637. In the First Anglo-Dutch War against the Commonwealth of England, when Lieutenant-Admiral Maarten Tromp fell in disgrace with the States-General he commanded the Dutch fleet at the Battle of the Kentish Knock but failed and fought again as subcommander under Tromp in subsequent actions including the final Battle of Scheveningen in which Tromp died. After the war he was denied command of the Dutch fleet because of his difficult personality in favour of Lieutenant-Admiral Jacob van Wassenaer Obdam. He fell in the Battle of the Sound, during the Northern Wars, commanding the avantguard of the Dutch fleet relieving Copenhagen from the Swedish, when his ship Brederode was grounded and surrounded by the enemy, who respectfully delivered his body to the victorious Dutch. ...more on Wikipedia about "Witte Corneliszoon de With"
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