COOK, [SSNE 5474]
Text sourceA Scot named Cook (surname) was noted in Kedany, Lithuania after 1655. This may have been the same as George Cook who became a Polish nobleman in 1658.
L. Eriksonas, 'The lost colony of Scots: unravelling overseas connections in a Lithuanian town' in A.I. Macinnes, T. Riis, and F. Pedersen eds. Ships, Guns and Bibles in the North Sea and Baltic States, c. 1350-c. 1700 (East Linton, 2000), pp.173-183; R. Frost, "Scottish soldiers, Poland-Lithuania and the Thirty Years' War" in S. Murdoch ed. Scotland and the Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 (Brill, 2001), p.211.