Monro His Expedition - Table of Time spent and Distances Travelled.

Table of Time spent and Distances Travelled.

The first Part.

 

Tuesday the tenth of October 1626. from Cromarty in Scotland to Glückstadt on the Elbe by Sea.

Days 5

300 Dutch Miles.

We wintered in Holstein in good quarters

Months 6

 

From Glückstadt on the Elbe we marched to the Weser stream above Bremen

Days 4

12 Dutch Miles.

On the Weser stream we remained.

Weeks 10

 

The tenth of July 1627. we marched from the Weser to Buxtehude.

Days 3

12 Dutch Miles.

From the Altes Land we crossed the Elbe at Blakenese and continued our Expedition to Boizenburg on the Elbe in Mecklenburg

Days 3

10 Dutch Miles.

At Boizenburg we rested.

5 Days

 

From Boizenburg to Ruppin in the Mark of Brandenburg we marched

Days 6

18 Dutch Miles.

At Ruppin we rested.

8 days

 

From Ruppin we retired to the Isle of Poel on the Baltic Coast having marched

Days 6

28 Dutch Miles.

At Poel leaguer we rested

Weeks 5.

 

From Poel by water to Heiligenhafen

Days 2

40 Dutch Miles.

From Heiligenhafen we marched to Oldenburg

Day 1

3 Dutch Miles.

At Oldenburg we were

Days 3

 

From Oldenburg we retired in a night.

Days 1

3 Dutch Miles.

From Heiligenhafenmon the Coast of Holstein to Flensburg by water

Days 2

40 Dutch Miles.

From Flensburg to Assens in Denmark by water

Days 5

50 Dutch Miles.

Having arrived in Fyn in Denmark we were quartered in Denmark till we went to Stralsund being

Months 8

 

From Assens in Fyn we marched unto Lolland and crossed the Angelandsbaelt twice being on the March

Days 5

14 Dutch Miles.

Having arrived at Maribo in Lolland we quartered our companies in Maribo Rødby and in Nykøbing where we lay in good quarters

Months 4

 

From Maribo we marched to Rødby.

Days 1

4 Dutch Miles.

We lay three days and nights in extremity of cold weather in open boats before Rødby attending a fair wind and in the end were forced to land and march a back.

Days 1

4 Dutch Miles.

The sixth of April we marched to Rødby again in one Day.

Days 1

4 Dutch Miles.

From Rødby we sailed to Fehmarn and landed in a Day.

Days 1

16 Dutch Miles.

From Fehmarn to Erkenförde by water alongst the Coast of Holstein in one Day.

Days 1

16 Dutch Miles.

From Erkenförde again being shipped we sailed alongst the coast before Kiel in one Day.

Days 1

18 Dutch Miles.

From Kiel we returned by water unto Grossenbrode in Holstein

Days 2

34 Dutch Miles.

At Grossenbrode in Holstein we lay weeks three where we did work and complete a royal leaguer and a fort within it.

Weeks 3

 

From Fehmarn to Rødby by water we sailed back unto Lolland.

Days 1

16 Dutch Miles.

From Rødby to our quarters in Maribo and Nykøbing where we lay in good quarters.

Weeks 6

4 Dutch Miles.

From Lolland to Elsinore in Denmark we marched through Falster and Zealand

Days 4

18 Dutch Miles.

From Elsinore we sailed unto Stralsund in Pomerania.

Days 2

60 Dutch Miles.

At Stralsund being beleaguered we lay seven weeks where we had great pains and sustained great loss.

Weeks 7

 

From Stralsund we marched unto Wolgast

Days 2

6 Dutch Miles.

At Wolgast we remained

Days 10.

 

From Wolgast we sailed to Copenhagen

Days 2

60 Dutch Miles.

At Copenhagen in Denmark the regiment was made complete again and we were quartered in good quarters during eight months without any hostile employment being treating for a peace.

Months 8

 

In April 22. we shipped at Malmö in Skåne in Denmark and sailed unto Holstein towards the Isle of Angeln.

days 3

60 Dutch Miles.

We lay at Angeln in Holstein till the Peace was concluded in the latter end of May 1629 that we were thanked of or dismissed by his Majesty of Denmark and were shipped again from Holstein to Elsinore being by water

Days 3

60 Dutch Miles.

Summa: Miles by water and land travelled under his Majesty of Denmark in

Years 3

898 Dutch Miles

 

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