OWENS, HUGO [SSNE 1402]

Surname
OWENS, OIJENS
First name
HUGO
Title/rank
CAPTAIN OF HORSE
Nationality
WELSH
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

Two Welsh brothers served together in the Swedish campaigns against Russia in 1609-1610. Peter and Hugo. Hugo was killed on campaign and his brother received 25 daler in cash and a pair of Hugo's boots.

G. Goransson, Gustav II Adolf och Hans Folk (Stockholm, 1994), p.58.

Service record

SWEDEN, PIERRE DE LAVILLES
Arrived 1609-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1610-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY