SHORTES, JOHN [SSNE 8016]

Surname
SHORTES, SCHORTES, SIORTES, SHIORTES
First name
JOHN
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Social status
OFFICER

Text source

John Shortes was a captain in the Scots-Dutch Brigade between c. 1642-1645. He succeeded Captain William Lyle [SSNE 8014] on 1 July 1642 and was listed as quartermaster in Col Erskine's [SSNE 8002] regiment that year. He was deceased by 28 November 1645 and was succeeded by Captain Henry Graham [SSNE 4967].

 

Sources:

J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the service of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), p. 329, 330, 333, 498.

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE SCOTS BRIGADE, COL. ERSKINE
Arrived 1642-06-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1645-11-28, as DECEASED
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY