BAILLIE, JOHN [SSNE 6302]

Surname
BAILLIE
First name
JOHN
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Captain John Baillie served in the regiment of Alexander, Master of Forbes. In 1631 he contracted himself with his colonel for the sum of 1500 rixdaler to raise 500 men in Ireland for the regiment and bring them to Leith. From there, Forbes would provide transport to get them to Germany.

National Archives of Scotland, GD 52/93, Contract between Alexander Forbes, Arthur Forbes and Captain Baillie, 29 July 1631.

Service record

SWEDEN, ALEXANDER FORBES
Arrived 1630-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1631-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER AND RECRUITER, purpose MILITARY