LESLIE, ROBERT [SSNE 4695]

Surname
LESLIE
First name
ROBERT

Text source

Robert Leslie is noted in Swedish service as colonel of the "old Scots regiment" in the early 1630s who was killed at Breitenfeld in 1631. If he was the colonel he was the same man as [SSNE 2932]. If not, and he was killed at Breitenfeld, he was probably an officer of more junior rank. 

 

Sources: Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1630/23; 1631/22-27; Swedish Riksarkiv, P. Sondén, Militärachefer i svenska arméen och deras skrivelser; Kungl. Vastgota Regimente Personhistoria 1540-1723, p.79; R. Monro, His Expedition with the worthy Scots regiment called Mac-Keys (London, 1637).

Service record

SWEDEN, ROBERT LESLIE
Departed 1631-12-31, as COLONEL?
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY