STEWART, WILLIAM [SSNE 4080]

Surname
STEWART, STUART
First name
WILLIAM

Text source

William Stuart was a Scottish officer in the Tsar's army in the 1610-1630s. He is possibly the same as Captain William Stuart who was in Swedish service between 1609-10 and who was sent to Scotland in 1609 to recruit soldiers for Sweden

D. Fedosov, The Caledonian Connection (Aberdeen, 1996); T. Fischer, The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907), p.72-3.

Service record

SWEDEN, SCOTLAND
Departed 1610-01-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
RUSSIA, RUSSIAN ARMY
Departed 1630-12-31, as OFFICER
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY