CAMHUS, HENRY [SSNE 3548]

Surname
CAMHUS
First name
HENRY, HENRIC
Title/rank
COMMANDANT
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Henry Camhus is noted as serving as the commandant of Nykoping castle between 1598-1609, and of Kalmar castle in 1610. Not much else is known about him. He appears to have taken over the post from another Scot, George Irving [SSNE 4786].

Otto Donner, A brief sketch of the Scottish families in Finland and Sweden (Helsingfors, 1884), p.21. G.V. Sylvander, Kalmar slotts och stads historia, (Kalmar 1864), vol.1, p.302.

Service record

SWEDEN, NYKOPING
Arrived 1598-01-01, as COMMANDANT
Departed 1606-12-31, as COMMANDANT
Capacity COMMANDANT, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN, KALMAR
Arrived 1610-01-01, as COMMANDANT
Departed 1610-12-31, as COMMANDANT
Capacity COMMANDANT, purpose MILITARY