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Strachan, Archibaldlocked

(d. 1652)
  • Edward M. Furgol

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Strachan, Archibald (d. 1652), army officer, was born at Musselburgh, Edinburghshire, the son of a craftsman. His parents' names are as yet unknown, and his relative social obscurity as an officer from outside the Scottish landed class, as much as a political and religious radicalism more often found in the English New Model Army, was to mark him out as a rare figure in the Scottish army. He is first mentioned as an officer in ...

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, 12 vols. in 13 (1814–75)
Transactions of the Royal Historical Society