BALFOUR, HENRY [SSNE 5012]

Surname
BALFOUR
First name
HENRY
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
MAKERSTON, KELSO, BORDERS?

Text source

Captain Henry Balfour was the son of Colonel Henry/Harry Balfour of Mackareston. He is often confused with another Captain Henry Balfour in service at the same time. He was dead before 1613. See J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the service of the United Netherlands,1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), pp.43-5.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE SCOTS BRIGADE
Arrived 1600-01-01, as ENSIGN
Departed 1612-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY