CUNNINGHAM, RICHARD [SSNE 2402]
- CUNNINGHAM, CONINGHAM
- First name
- Social status
Text sourceA captain Cunningham was apparently sent to the Scots Brigade on 14 April 1682 to serve as a soldier. The Dutch records show a new officer Richard Cunningham swearing into Dutch service on 22 December 1683. It is possible they were the same man.
J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the service of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), p.505; D. Dobson 'Scottish Soldiers in Continental Europe [part one] (St Andrews, 1997).