JAMES, ? [SSNE 3948]

Surname
JAMES
First name
?
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
GENTRY
Education
Religion

Text source

In November 1591 King James VI asked Queen Elizabeth of England to write to the Tsar on behalf of a Scots Captain named James who had long been imprisoned in Muscovy.

N. E. Evans, Slavonic Review [SEER] Vol.55, No. 4, 1977; HMC, Portland MSS, London, 1893, Vol. II, p.18, D. Fedosov, The Caledonian Connection (Aberdeen, 1996);

Service record

RUSSIA, MOSCOW
Arrived 1591-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1591-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity PRISONER, purpose MISC