PAKENHAM, PHILIP [SSNE 8436]

Surname
PAKENHAM, PAGENHAM
First name
PHILIP

Text source

Sir Philip Pakenham was an officer in the Anglo-Dutch Brigade. He was initially appointed a captain in Sir Francis Vere's [SSNE 4876] regiment in 1602. He was promoted to sergeant-major sometime before 1609 and was promoted to lieutenant-colonel in 1611. He served as lieutenant-colonel in Cecil's regiment in the expedition to Juliers-Cleves in 1614. He was promoted to colonel over the regiment on 9 January 1632 and served until 1635 when he was replaced by Thomas Culpepper [SSNE 8166].

 

Sources:

Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Staten-Generaal, nummer toegang 1.01.02, inventarisnummer 8044: Staten van Oorlog, 1608.

Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Staten-Generaal, nummer toegang 1.01.02, inventarisnummer 8297: Staten van Oorlog, 1609.

Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Staten-Generaal, nummer toegang 1.01.02, inventarisnummer 8047: Staten van Oorlog, 1610.

Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Staten-Generaal, nummer toegang 1.01.02, inventarisnummer 8045: Staten van Oorlog, 1613. 

Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Raad van State, nummer toegang 1.01.19, inventarisnummer 1244; Staten van Oorlog, 1620.

Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Raad van State, nummer toegang 1.01.19, inventarisnummer 2061; Staten van Oorlog, 1622.

Peacham, Henry, A Most True Relation of the Affaires of Cleve and Gulick... (London, 1615), unnumbered page.

Ten Raa, F.J.G, and de Bas, F., Het Staatsche Leger, 1568-1795, III (Breda, 1915), p. 179 and IV (Breda, 1918), p. 241.

Trim, David, 'Fighting 'Jacob's Wars.' The Employment of English and Welsh Mercenaries in the European Wars of Religion: France and the Netherlands, 1562-1610,' (PhD Thesis, King's College, 2002), p. 389. 

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, ANGLO-DUTCH BRIGADE
Departed 1635-12-27, as COLONEL
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY