BARCLAY, VILHELM PATRICK [SSNE 1945]
- First name
- VILHELM PATRICK, WILLIAM, PETTER WILLIAM
- CAPTAIN OF HORSE
- Social status
Text sourceWilliam Patrick Barclay was the son of Colonel William Barclay [SSNE 1611] of Vra who was first a musketeer and 'pikenerare'(pikeman) with Deling's Skane regiment in 1663. He was a cornett with Colonel Kock's squadron and a lieutenant with Uppland regiment in 1672. Barclay transferred to Wittenberg's Smaland cavalry and then became captain of horse in Nils Gyllenstiernas praseryttare.
Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1666/11, 1667/3/10, 1673/6, 1675/4, 1676/5; G. Elgenstierna, Svenska Adelns Attartavlor, vol. 1, p.232.