MONRO, ROBERT [SSNE 81]
- MONRO, MONROE, MURRAY
- First name
- Social status
Robert Munro was a Scottish officer in Danish-Norwegian military service from 1657-9. He is probably the same as Robert Munro listed in Hirsch VII, vol.3 where he is noted as a reformed ensign in Hans Shack's regiment in 1659. Monro took part in the Fyn campaign. He was Godfather to Lieutenant Georg von Eskin's child. Monro was promoted during the siege of Copenhagen.
Sources: J.C.W. Hirsch and K. Hirsch, (eds.), Fortegnelse over Dansk og Norske officerer med flere fra 1648 til 1814, (12 vols. Copenhagen, compiled 1888-1907), VII, p. 272; G. Lind, Danish Data Archive 1573; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.147.
- DENMARK-NORWAY, SHACK'S, HANS REGIMENT
- Arrived 1657-12-22, as ENSIGN
- Departed 1659-12-31, as LIEUTENANT
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY