KEITH, WILLIAM [SSNE 512]

Surname
KEITH
First name
WILLIAM

Text source

William Keith was a major in the Danish-Norwegian army. He was in Colonel Donald Mackay's [SSNE 93] regiment in 1628. He is most likely the same William Keith who served as a major in Sweden in 1632

R. Monro, His Expedition with a worthy Scots Regiment called Mac-Keyes (2 vols., London, 1637), II, The List of the Scottish Officers in Chiefe; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.131 ; J. Mackay, 'Mackay's Regiment' in Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, VIII, 1879, p. 186.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, MACKAY'S REGIMENT
Departed 1628-10-04, as MAJOR
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN,
Departed 1632-12-31, as MAJOR
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY