COUTTS, ROBERT [SSNE 8017]

Surname
COUTTS, COUTIS, COETS
First name
ROBERT, ROBBERT

Text source

In July 1613, Robert Coutts signed the album of Thomas Cumming as a lieutenant in ‘belgas’. Later Robert Coutts was a captain in the regiment of Colonel Brog [SSNE 7842] from 1615-1621. He succeeded Captain Henry Balfour on 4 August 1615 and from 1617-1618 commanded 70 men with a salary of £1059. In 1621 he commanded 120 men with a salary of £1655 but was dead by 1628. He was succeeded by Captain William Drummond [SSNE 8010].

 

Sources: 

British Library, London, Album Amicorum of Thomas Cumming, 1612-16, Add. MS 17083, p. 113; J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the service of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697, 3 vols. (Edinburgh, 1899), I, pp. 61, 230, 232, 318, 331.

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy and updated by Dr. Thomas Brochard.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE SCOTS BRIGADE, COL. BROG
Departed 1621-12-07, as DECEASED
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY