SEATON, KRISTOFFER [SSNE 3480]

Surname
SEATON, SETON, SITTON
First name
KRISTOFFER, CHRISTOPHER

Text source

Christopher Seaton entered Swedish service as a page in 1638 and served at the Court of Queen Christina until 1643. He became an ensign with Col Bengt Ribbing's Alfsborg regiment on 9 January 1644. He became lieutenant-captain in 1650, captain (on 4 August) 1654 and major in 1659. He died that year.

Stockholm Krigsarkivet, Muster Roll, 1644/9,10; 1645/10,11; 1646/8,9,17; 1647/9,16,21; 1648/9,25; 1650/4; 1651/4; 1652/4,5; 1653/2; 1654/3; 1655/2; 1656/5,9; 1657/3,7; 1658/4,11; 1659/6,13; 1660/6 DEAD OKT 59; Several letters can be found in 'Krigskollegium Kancelliet; Adressatregistratur till Krigskollegiets Registratur 1631-1654' including "fullmakt att vara fänrik under col Bengt Ribbings reg och kapt Sven Anderssons komp Älvsborg lans knektar 9/1/1644"; "fullmakt att vara kapt under col Ekeblads reg 4/8 1654". Information about his service as a courtier provided by Dr Fabian Persson.

Service record

SWEDEN, ROYAL COURT
Departed 1643-12-31
Capacity PAGE, purpose ROYAL SERVICE
SWEDEN, ALFSBORG
Departed 1659-10-31, as MAJOR
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY