Definition of Lord High Admiral in English:

Lord High Admiral

Line breaks: Lord High Ad|miral

noun

A title of the British monarch, originally the title of an officer who governed the Royal Navy and had jurisdiction over maritime causes.
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  • After the Armada campaign Howard continued to serve as Lord High Admiral in major expeditions afloat.
  • The third, John Russell, first Earl of Bedford, was made Lord High Admiral in 1540 at the age of 54.
  • After he became Lord High Admiral in 1585, his company was known as the Admiral's Men.

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