ROSE, FRANCES [SSNE 4052]

Surname
ROSE
First name
FRANCES

Text source

Frances Rose was the daughter of John Rose, possibly of the Kilravock family. Ca. 1656 her mother sent her with Colonel John Gibson to Russia where she married a Briton and embraced Orthodoxy. Despite many petitions to the Tsar, she returned home only when a Polish officer abducted her in 1673.

D. Fedosov, The Caledonian Connection (Aberdeen, 1996); Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), p.93. Female.

Service record

RUSSIA,
Departed 1673-12-31
Purpose MISC