RUTHVEN, WILLIAM [SSNE 3418]

Surname
RUTHVEN, RUTHWEN
First name
WILLIAM
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

William Ruthven was a Scottish officer in Swedish service. He was a captain first in Patrick Ruthven's [SSNE 3413] then in John Ruthven's [SSNE 191] regiment from 1631-1632. Possibly the Major Ruthven noted by Monro as being slain at Nordlingen in 1634.

R. Monro, His Expedition with the worthy Scots regiment called Mackeyes (2 vols., London, 1632), II, List of the Scottish Officers in Chief; Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1631/15-21; 1632/10-21, 1632/31.

Service record

SWEDEN, PATRICK RUTHVEN
Arrived 1631-01-01, as REF. CAPTAIN
Departed 1632-12-31, as REF. CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN, JOHN RUTHVEN
Arrived 1632-01-01, as LT. CAPTAIN
Departed 1632-12-31, as LT. CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY