Potential research topics

  • The recruiting and financing of the companies of the Scots Brigade;
  • The issue of double loyalty of the Scots. For example, the Brigade in Dutch service and its simultaneous connection with the British Crown
  • The resistance against lending the Scots Brigade to England during the rise of the American colonists
  • The Scots Brigade and sieges (e.g., Bergen op Zoom 1747)
  • The promotion policy regarding the Scots Brigade
  • The relation between Scottish soldiers and Dutch citizens
  • The impact of quartering Scots soldiers with local citizens
  • Ralph Dundas Tindal
  • John Andrew Stedman