TERRET, FRANCIS [SSNE 6943]

Surname
TERRET, TIRWHIT, TIRWITT
First name
FRANCIS

Text source

Lieutenant Colonel Francis Terret (aka Tirwhit) served as a captain for a company in the army of the James Marquis of Hamilton [SSNE 1348] destined for Swedish service in June 1630. He was permitted to recruit for his company in Lincoln, Hertford, Gloucester and Middlesex. Terret was promoted while in Germany and was certainly in the field in 1632 with Duke William of Saxe-Wismar's army. Along with his comrades Major John Pawlett and Captain Edward Fielding, Terret was captured by Croats on 1 November 1632

Acts of the Privy Council of England, vol.46, 1630-1631, edited by P. A. Penfold (London: HMSO, 1964), p.377, 8 June 1631; The Swedish Intelligencer: The Third Part (London, 1633), pp.32, 118; Gloucester Borough Records, GBR/H/2/2 Order and letter book, pp. 171-173 1631 Licence to Capt. Tirwitt of Marquis of Hamilton's regiment to raise volunteers in Glos. Similar licence to Capt. Archibald Douglas of Sir James Ramsay's regiment,

Service record

STUART KINGDOMS, SWEDEN, SAXE-WISMAR, HAMILTON'S ARMY, DUKE WILLIAM'S ARMY
Departed 1632-11-01, as LIEUTENANT COLONEL
Capacity OFFICER, PRISONER, purpose MILITARY