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James (Sir) Scott, of Rossie

Male - Aft 1544

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  • Name James (Sir) Scott 
    Suffix of Rossie 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1544 
    Person ID I1177  Ancestorium
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2022 

    +1. Anna Scott
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Col. Sir James Scott, of Rossie
      Male - Aft 1644
      Name James Scott [1]
      Prefix Col. Sir
      Suffix of Rossie
      Gender Male
      Died Aft 1644
      Person ID I19760 Clan current

      + 1. Anna Scott, d. Yes, date unknown
      + 2. Mary Scott, d. 1706
      + 3. Archibald Scott, of Rossie, d. Yes, date unknown
      Family ID F12106 Group Sheet | Family Chart

      «b»Sir James Scott of Rossie (Rosyth):«/b» This colonel and veteran soldier commanded a cavalry regiment on the Covenanter Army's left wing [at Tippermuir]. He had served as a mercenary in the Venetian Army in that Republic's war with Germany. James Scott served as the Commissioner for Clackmannanshire at the Convention of the Estates. He was also a member of the Shire's Committee of War and of the Committee of the North. In August, he received his commission in the Covenanter Army.
      «b»Sir James Scott's Cavalry Regiment:«/b» If the two cavalry regiments were equally split then this one consisted of about 200-300 troops - all told some 400-600 cavalry were present at Tippermuir for the Covenanter Army. These forces were raised in Clackmannanshire and Fife; they are considered a professional cavalry unit.
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      [S6] Stirnet Genealogy, Peter Barns-Graham, Montgomery06: source - 'The Complete Baronetage' by Geor g e Edward Cockayne (Reliability: 3).