LYLE, WILLEM [SSNE 8014]

Surname
LYLE, LEYL, LEL, LILLIE
First name
WILLEM, WILLIAM

Text source

William Lyle was an officer in the old regiment of the Scots-Dutch Brigade c. 1633-1640. He first served as a lieutenant in Lieutenant-Colonel Erskine's [8002] company in 1633. Lyle was by then a widower, but that year he married one Catharina Blecketer [SSNE 8015], a young woman from Scotland who was living in Rotterdam. Lieutenant Lyle was one of fourteen prisoners from Erskine's company taken at Calloo (Kallo) in 1638. Regardless, on 13 April 1640 he succeeded command of Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Caddel's [SSNE 8008] company. He left the company by 1 July 1642 and was succeeded by Captain John Schortes [SSNE 8016].

Sources:

 

Dr. Ir. J. MacLean, De Huwelijksintekeningen Van Schotse Militairen in Nederland: 1574-1665 (Zutphen, 1976), p. 214.

J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in theservice of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), p. 322, 329, 333, 453. 

 

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE SCOTS BRIGADE, COL. SANDILANDS, COL. ERSKINE
Departed 1640-04-13, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE SCOTS BRIGADE, COL. ERSKINE
Departed 1642-06-01, as ?
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY