MACRIFF, JOHN [SSNE 222]
- MACRIFF, MACKRIFF, MAKRIFF
- First name
- Social status
Text sourceJohn Macrief was a Scottish officer in the Danish-Norwegian army. He was a captain in colonel Donald Mackay's [SSNE 93] regiment in 1628. He subsequently entered Swedish service, during which he was killed in action at Neu Brandenburg 1630.
G. Lind, Danish Data Archive 1573; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.129; J. Mackay, 'Mackay's Regiment' in Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, VIII, 1879, p.187).