HENDERSON, [SSNE 7741]

Surname
HENDERSON

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Lieutenant Colonel Henderson fought in both Swedish and Dutch service, dying at the 4th siege of Breda on 11 Septemeber 1637. “Scots resolutely entering the breach, were twice repulsed thence, about 100 of them were slayne with Mr Henderson (sometime Lieutenant Colonell in the Swedish Service in Germany) Captain Williamson, Ensigne Hamilton and two or three other officers; but upone Saturday 12th present in the morning Count William resolving to give a new onset that hornework having sent to diiscover what posture the enemy lay there found it abandoned and so came presentlie to lodge his men in the same” TNA, C115/109/8752 Sir William Boswell from The Hague to Viscount Scudamore (4/14 September 1637). We thank Adam Marks for providing this reference.

Service record

SWEDEN,
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, BREDA
Departed 1637-09-11, as LIEUTENANT COLONEL
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY