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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Wood, Sir Andrew'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/w/wood-sir-andrew.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.