MAXWELL, EDWARD [SSNE 3043]

Surname
MAXWELL
First name
EDWARD
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

Edward Maxwell was a lieutenant in James Seaton's regiment 1630. He was in George Cunningham's regiment in 1631. He was in Robert Cunningham's regiment in 1632. Possibly the same as capain Edward Maxwell in Danish service in 1627, who recruited mercenaries for Danish service under Nithsdale in 1627.

Stockholm Krigsarkivet, Muster Roll, 1630/23-26,28-32; 1631/12-21; 1632/10-21; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988) p.134; Register of the Privy Council of Scotland, 2nd Series II, pp.462-3.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, DANISH ARMY
Arrived 1627-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1627-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN, JAMES SEATON
Arrived 1630-01-01, as LIEUTENANT
Departed 1630-12-31, as LIEUTENANT
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN, GEORGE/ROBERT CUNNINGHAM
Arrived 1631-01-01, as LIEUTENANT
Departed 1632-12-31, as LIEUTENANT
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY