ROSS, DAVID [SSNE 526]

Surname
ROSS, ROSS OF INVERCARRON
First name
DAVID

Text source

David Ross was the son of Alexander Ross of Invercharron (Easter Ross). David was an officer in the Danish-Norwegian army in Colonel Donald Mackay's [SSNE 93] regiment in 1627. Confer [SSNE 525]. Sir Robert Gordon reported that David was made lieutenant in John Monro of Obsdale’s [SSNE 178] regiment.




T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.132; J. Mackay, 'Mackay's Regiment' in Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, VIII, 1879, p. 189; R. Mackay, History of the House and Clan of Mackay(Edinburgh, 1829), p. 221; A. M. Ross, History of the Clan Ross with Genealogies of the Various Families (Dingwall, 1932), pp. 64-5; F. N. Reid, The Earls of Ross and Their Descendants (Edinburgh, 1894), p. 19; R. Gordon, A Genealogical History of the Earldom of Sutherland (Edinburgh, 1813), pp. 402, 450.

Record updated by Dr Thomas Brochard

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, MACKAY'S REGIMENT
Departed 1627-12-31, as OFFICER
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY