FRASER, WILLIAM [SSNE 5228]
Text sourceIn 1670 William Fraser returned to Scotland from Poland. He had travelled there in 1656 with Lord Cranston's levy, under Captain James Fraser as an ensign in Swedish service. Once the Swedes made peace with Poland William Fraser settled at Torn in Poland, married and became a merchant.
A.F. Steuart, Papers Relating to the Scots in Poland 1576-1793, (Edinburgh, 1915), pp.xxii; J. Fraser, Chronicles of the Frasers, ed. W. Mackay, (Edinburgh, 1905), p.424; Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), pp.80, 138.