IRVING, ALEXANDER [SSNE 715]
- IRVING, IRWINGH
- First name
- Social status
Text sourceAlexander Irving was the son of Colonel Alexander Irving [SSNE 2715]. He was a student at Uppsala in 1651 and later served as a major in 'tremänning' regiment. He attended the Riksdag of 1660. Irving married Christina Ulfsparre of Hjortoslakten in her second marriage (the first was to commandant of Noteborg, Johan Kininnmond, brother of Patrick and Thomas, who were ennobled as Kinnemond), the widow of a Judge Kinnemundt. He fell in a duel with Aaron Morner in 1665.
Andersson et al, Uppsala Universitets Matrikel, (Uppsala, 1900-1911); Register till Sveriges Ridderskaps och Adels Riksdags-Protokoll (17 vols, Stockholm, 1910), vol. I and II for 1660; T. Fischer, The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907), p.266; Svenska Adelns Attartavlor, vol.4, p.15; H. Marryat, One Year in Sweden, including a visit to the isle of Gotland (London, 1862), p.490.
- SWEDEN, UPPSALA
- Arrived 1651-02-08
- Departed 1651-12-31
- Capacity STUDENT, purpose ACADEMIC
- SWEDEN, SWEDISH ARMY
- Arrived 1652-01-01, as MAJOR
- Departed 1652-12-31, as MAJOR
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY