HILL, JOHN [SSNE 6523]
Text sourceCaptain John Hill served in the Swedish army in the early 17th century and he was sent as part of King Karl IX's mercenaries to Russia. During Russian hostilities with Poland-Lithuania he was captured and then entered King Sigismund III Vasa's service when the Polish army was beseiging Smolensk.
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.199.