CHERMSIDE, ALEXANDER [SSNE 125]

Surname
CHERMSIDE, THIRNSIDE, CHIRNSIDE
First name
ALEXANDER
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

Alexander Chermside was to levy 300 men for Danish service and was, by 30 April 1628, in litigation with Colonel James Sinclair.

G. Lind, Danish Data Archive 1573; J. A. Fallon, 'Scottish Mercenaries in the service of Denmark and Sweden 1626-1632' unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Glasgow, 1972. T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.138; RPCSc 2nd series II, pp. 321-2 and 472.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, LORD SPYNIES OWN
Arrived 1627-12-13, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1628-08-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY