EDMONSTONE, JOHN [SSNE 8135]

Surname
EDMONSTONE, EDMESTON
First name
JOHN, JOHAN

Text source

Sergeant-Major John Edmonstone was a Scottish officer in Dutch service in the 1570s. He appears in the pay lists of Holland for 1573-1574 and 1575-1577. It is possible he was related to Captain William Edmonstone [SSNE 8134], who served at the same time as Captain John. 

 

Sources: 

J. Ferguson, Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in theservice of the United Netherlands, 1572-1697 (Edinburgh, 1899), pp. 37-38.


This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

LOW COUNTRIES, HOLLAND, THE SCOTS BRIGADE, ORMISTON, H. BALFOUR
Departed 1577-05-31, as SERGEANT-MAJOR
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY