PELHAM, WILLIAM [SSNE 8453]

Surname
PELHAM
First name
WILLIAM

Text source

Sir William Pelham was an English officer and engineer in the Low Countries. He served in Flushing in 1572 and was employed again under the Earl of Leicester in 1586. He died in 1587.

 

Sources:

British Library, Landsdowne Vol 79, f. 37, Names and numbers of captains dead and slain in the wars in the Low-Countries, 1595.

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, London, 2002), p. 367.

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

LOW COUNTRIES, ANGLO-DUTCH BRIGADE
Departed 1587-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY