HAMILTON, THOMAS [SSNE 2244]

Surname
HAMILTON
First name
THOMAS
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Thomas Hamilton took his oath to the Dutch Republic on 18 July 1684. He thereafter took on several Scottish prisoners into his company from the Edinburgh Tolbooth. He probably served until 1688.

Register of the Privy Council of Scotland, 2nd series, IV, 18 July 1684; J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the service of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), pp.505 and 511; D. Dobson 'Scottish soldiers in Continental Europe [part one] (St Andrews, 1997).

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE SCOTS BRIGADE
Arrived 1684-07-18, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1688-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
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