John Lindsay of Woodwray
|Death:||Died in Neubrandenburg, Herzogtum Mecklenburg, Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation|
|Cause of death:||Killed, likely while surrendering to Catholic forces retaking the city in the 30 Years War.|
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About John Lindsay of Woodwray
John Lindsay, Laird of Ballinscho, was the son of Sir John Lindsay of Ballinscho and Woodwray. His mother was Katherine, daughter of John Lindsay of Balcarres. John junior served as an officer in both Danish and Swedish service. He began recruiting men for Danish service by 5/6/1627 .He transferred to Swedish service soon after 6/7/1629. Lindsay served in the Swedish army in Mackay's regiment and was killed at the battle of New Brandenburg in March 1631.
His brothers Alexander and Harrie/Henry Lindsay also served as officers in the Swedish army