LINDSAY, WILLIAM [SSNE 1120]
- First name
- LT. COLONEL
- Social status
Text sourceWilliam Lindsay was a lieutenant colonel in Swedish service from 1632, in one source he served in an "English" (probably British) regiment. He wrote to Prince Karl Gustav requesting satisfaction over the late Colonel Andrew Lindsay's [SSNE 2951] outstanding pay. He left the Swedish army in May 1661 to return to Scotland. He later petitioned Charles II with others with a relation of their service in the Swedish army.
R. Monro, His Expedition with the worthy Scots regiment called Mackeyes (2 vols., London, 1632), II, List of the Scottish Officers in Chief; Swedish Riksarkiv, P. Sondén, Militärachefer i svenska arméen och deras skrivelser; Swedish Riksarkiv, Carl Gustaf's Arkiv i Stegeborgssamlingen, William Lindsay, 10/12/1649; British Museum, Lauderdale Papers, Add. MSS. 23116.
- SWEDEN, SWEDISH ARMY
- Arrived 1649-01-01, as OFFICER
- Departed 1661-12-31, as LT. COLONEL
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY