MAGOMERY, JOHN [SSNE 3020]

Surname
MAGOMERY, MONTGOMERY, MONTGOMERIE
First name
JOHN
Title/rank
LIEUTENANT
Nationality
SCOT
Social status
OFFICER

Text source

John Montgomery was a Scottish officer in Swedish service. He was an ensign in Patrick Ruthven's [SSNE 3413] regiment until 1632 when he became lieutenant. He was in Francis Ruthven's [SSNE 3404] regiment from 1633-6.

Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1630/26; 1631/12,15-21; 1632/10-21; 1633/11-22; 1634/12-23; 1635/20-26,29-31; 1636/17.

It was probably this man who served as major in Eglinton's Horse in the Army of the Solemn League and Covenant in 1644. See See A list of the Several Regiments and Chief Officers of the Scottish Army quartered neer Newcastle (London 1644); Ed. Furgol, A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies, 1639-1641 (Edinburgh, 1990), 134.

English Civil War

Service record

SWEDEN, PATRICK/FRANCIS RUTHVEN
Arrived 1630-01-01, as ENSIGN
Departed 1636-12-31, as LIEUTENANT
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY