Soldier


Patrick Ruthven ~ Soldier

Patrick Ruthven: Ruthven was a mercenary soldier that saw service in Gustavus Adolphus’s Swedish Service as a Captain (1606). He is described in many texts as one of Adolphus’s most capable commanders. He had been born in around 1573, the eldest son of William Ruthven of Ballendean in Perthshire. In 1638, […]