MURRAY, ROBERT [SSNE 5007]

Surname
MURRAY
First name
ROBERT

Text source

Lieutenant General Robert Murray of Melgum served as Colonel for a regiment in Dutch service between 1698-1716 having come from the Scots Foot Guards. By 1705 he was also made Major General and sent two letters to the Earl of Mar from The Hague and Mastricht proposing himself as Lt. General in command of a regiment of Guards, an appointment he received

NAS GD124/15/273; J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the service of the United Netherlands,1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), pp.xxxv, 482, 570, 572.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, SCOTS BRIGADE
Departed 1716-12-31, as LT. GENERAL
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY