CORBETT, RICHARD [SSNE 8168]
- CORBETT, CORBET, CORBETH
- First name
- Social status
Richard Corbett was an English officer in the first regiment of the Anglo-Dutch Brigade. He served at Juliers-Cleves in 1614 and was a captain in Colonel Cecil's regiment in 1622.
He then held the following ranks:
Sergeant-major: 20 November 1636-18 May 1639
Lieutenant-colonel: 18 May 1639-4 January 1648
Ten Raa, F.J.G, and de Bas, F., Het Staatsche Leger, 1568-1795, IV (Breda, 1918), p. 241.
Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Raad van State, nummer toegang 1.01.19, inventarisnummer 2061; Staten van Oorlog, 1622.
Peacham, Henry, A Most True Relation of the Affaires of Cleve and Gulick... (London, 1615), unnumbered page.
This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.
- THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, ANGLO-DUTCH BRIGADE, FIRST REGIMENT
- Arrived 1636-11-20, as SERGEANT-MAJOR
- Departed 1648-01-04, as LIEUTENANT-COLONEL
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY