LEARMONTH, DAVID [SSNE 95]

Surname
LEARMONTH, LERMONTH, LERMONT, LERMOND, LERMUND, LERMUNDH, LEIRMONT, LEARMOND, LEERMONTH
First name
DAVID
Title/rank
MAJOR
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

David Learmonth was authorised by Count Ernst of Mansfeld to levy Scottish Regiments on his behalf for service with the King and Queen of Bohemia. Learmonth represented Mansfeld when contact was made with Sir Donald Mackay [SSNE 93]. He was to furnish ships for transport of Mackay's men from Scotland to Gluckstadt in September 1627. Learmonth was himself stationed there September 1627-July 1628.

G. Lind, Danish Data Archive 1573; National Archives of Scotland, GD84/148-9, 24/1 and 4/3/1626; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.114.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, MACKAY'S REGIMENT
Arrived 1627-10-02, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1629-06-11, as MAJOR
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY