MENZIES, MAGNUS [SSNE 4017]

Surname
MENZIES
First name
MAGNUS
Title/rank
MAJOR
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

Magnus Menzies was son of major general Paul Menzies. He was captured by the Swedes at Narva whilst serving as a major. He appears to have been in Russian service from 1675-1690.

D. Fedosov, The Caledonian Connection (Aberdeen, 1996); (Patrick Gordon, Diary; Charykov)

Service record

RUSSIA, NARVA
Arrived 1675-01-01, as MAJOR
Departed 1690-12-31, as MAJOR
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY