CUNNINGHAM, ROBERT [SSNE 3846]

Surname
CUNNINGHAM
First name
ROBERT
Title/rank
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

Robert Cunningham was first in Polish service but left it in 1613 for that of Russia with other Scots of the Bely garrison. In 1624 King James asked the Tsar to release him, but he was still in service 10 years later when he fought at Smolensk 1632-4.

D. Fedosov, The Caledonian Connection (Aberdeen, 1996); RIB, XXVIII, Stashevsky, Smolenskaya voyna.

Service record

RUSSIA, SMOLENSK REGIMENTS
Arrived 1613-01-01
Departed 1634-12-31
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
POLAND, BELY GARRISON
Departed 1612-12-31, as OFFICER
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY