KING, HENRY [SSNE 4789]
- First name
- LIFE DRABANT
- Social status
Text sourceHenry King was the son of John King [SSNE 1628] who had been called to Sweden by his brother, General James King [SSNE 2814]. Henry was a life drabant who became ill and received 400 dalers from Karl XI in charity. He was ennobled and introduced along with his brother James [SSNE 2816] in 1672. Henry died unmarried.
Svenska Adelns Attartavlor, vol. 4, p.126; Old-Lore Miscellany of Orkney, Shetland, Caithness and Sutherland, vol.5, pp.164-166; H. Marryat, One Year in Sweden, including a visit to the isle of Gotland (London, 1862), p.491.
- SWEDEN, SWEDISH ARMY
- Arrived 1670-01-01, as LIFE DRABANT
- Departed 1672-12-31, as LIFE DRABANT
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY