MURRAY, JOHN [SSNE 8043]

Surname
MURRAY
First name
JOHN
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Social status
OFFICER

Text source

John Murray was one of the original captains of Colonel Buccleuch’s [SSNE 5010] regiment in the Scots-Dutch brigade. He joined sometime between 20 December 1603-17 April 1604. He commanded 150 men with a salary of £1925. He was dead by 24 November 1604 and command of his company fell to John Halkett [SSNE 7966], who may have been his lieutenant.

 

Sources:

J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the service of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), pp. 64, 66.

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE SCOTS BRIGADE, BUCCLEUCH
Arrived 1603-12-20, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1604-11-24, as DECEASED
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY