COCKBURN, FRANCIS [SSNE 2058]

Surname
COCKBURN, COCKBURNE, KOBRON
First name
FRANCIS
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Social status
OFFICER

Text source

Francis Cockburn served first in James Ramsay's [SSNE 3315] regiment in 1628, then in Alexander [SSNE 380] and John Hamilton's [SSNE 2595] regiments by 1630. In February 1630 Chancellor Axel Oxenstierna referred to Cockburn's "vacirende compagnie" - it was probably this man's company.

Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1628/6-15; 1629/5-10, 12,14, 16,18-20; 1630/22-30; Rikskansleren Axel Oxenstiernas skrifter och brefvexling, first series, V, p.130; Krigsarkivet, Karl Viggo Key samlingen (unfoliated). Muster-roll, 19 April 1629 - he appears here to have taken the roll for James Spens's regiment (My Lord Orreholm). 

Service record

SWEDEN, JAMES RAMSAY
Arrived 1628-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1628-12-31, as LIEUTENANT
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN, ALEXANDER/JOHN HAMILTON
Arrived 1629-01-01, as LIEUTENANT
Departed 1630-12-31, as LIEUTENANT
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY