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  1. Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, KB PC (21 February 1705 – 17 October 1781), of Scarthingwell Hall in the parish of Saxton with Scarthingwell, near Tadcaster, Yorkshire, was a Royal Navy officer. As captain of the third-rate HMS Berwick, he took part in the Battle of Toulon in February 1744 during the War of the Austrian Succession.

  2. Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke (born Feb. 21, 1710, London, Eng.—died Oct. 17, 1781, Sunbury, Middlesex) was a British admiral whose naval victory in 1759 put an end to French plans to invade Great Britain during the Seven Years’ War (1756–63).

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    It was created on 20 May 1776 for Admiral Sir Edward Hawke (of Scarthingwell Hall in the parish of Towton), responsible for a blockade of all French merchant shipping and the grounding of six French ships, and scattering of the rest, at the Battle of Quiberon Bay.

  4. Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke,, of Scarthingwell Hall in the parish of Saxton with Scarthingwell, near Tadcaster, Yorkshire, was a Royal Navy officer. As captain of the third-rate HMS Berwick, he took part in the Battle of Toulon in February 1744 during the War of the Austrian Succession.

  5. Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke (1705-1781), Admiral. Sitter in 12 portraits Admiral. His victory at Quiberon Bay, 1759, practically destroyed the Brest fleet. It followed on Boscawen's triumph at Lagos Bay and so virtually ended French naval resistance and the threat of invasion.

  6. Edward Hawke Hawke of Towton, 1st Baron (tou´tən), 1705–81, British admiral. He entered the navy in 1720 and first saw fighting as commander of a ship in the battle of Toulon (1744).

  7. Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, KB PC (21 February 1705 – 17 October 1781), of Scarthingwell Hall in the parish of Saxton with Scarthingwell, near Tadcaster, Yorkshire, was a Royal Navy officer. As captain of the third-rate HMS Berwick, he took part in the Battle of Toulon in February 1744 during the War of the Austrian Succession.