Freidrich Herman Schomberg (1615 - 1690):
Friedrich Schomberg was born in Heidelberg of a German father and an English mother. By 1687 he was second-in-command of William III's army and was appointed commander of the Williamite forces in Ireland in 1688. He landed at Bangor, County Down, and occupied Belfast, Carrickfergus, Dundalk and Charlemont. When William III came to Ireland in 1690, he and Schomberg marched southwards. He was killed during the Battle of the Boyne and buried in St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
||6 December 1615
||12 July 1690