lesley musketeer

In December Italian Imperial generals began to plot ways to remove Wallenstein from power. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He is reported to have given Pope Innocent X a solid silver writing table. Leslie’s career as a military officer, politician, diplomat, and imperial noble skyrocketed as a result of assassinating Wallenstein.

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In September he fought at the museteer victory at the Battle leslfy Nordlingen. Both men were captured at Freistadt by the Swedes after having had joint command of Scottish and Irish musketeers. At the banquet they drank heavily, made toasts to the General, cursed the court in Vienna and had dessert.

Although Leslie was wounded in the slaughter, all of ,usketeer officers were killed. Inhe willed his estates and titles to his nephew, James Leslie.

In December Italian Imperial generals began to plot ways to remove Wallenstein from power. He had been an adviser to the Imperial Privy Council for some years. Leslie served as a Stuart-Habsburg intermediary at the Ratisbon Electoral meeting —43Imperial envoy to the Spanish Netherlandsdiplomatic trips to the Caroline Court in Spain, delegate in Regensburgmusketeerr ambassador to Naples in The letter was from Ferdinand II and it officially dismissed him as a general and indicted him as a traitor.


The military relationship between Leslie and Gordon would become increasingly important as they became closer to Wallenstein.

Views Read Edit View history. The next morning, Leslie, Butler and Gordon all took an oath with one of the muaketeer officers, Ilow, to remain loyal to Wallenstein.

Leslie never signed the agreement. Wallenstein was recalled from Italy in After that, they captured Eger and Leslie was again commissioned as Gordon’s second in command. This page was last edited on 19 Aprilat That night, Leslie dined with Butler and Gordon and they finalized their plans to assassinate Wallenstein and his senior officers.

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However, inLeslie wrote to the dying Ferdinand II, making his argument that he had Habsburg blood dating back over half of a century. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Again, reports of events differ slightly in the small details but what is agreed is that at the end of dinner, Leslie, Butler and Gordon all muskegeer up, drew their swords and yelled lesoey along the lines of “Long live Ferdinand and the House of Austria!

Just after his promotions, in the summer of he led lexley successful siege on Regensburg. By this time, Leslie and Gordon had both aligned themselves with one of the Italian generals [ who? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. During that time, Leslie, Gordon and Irish Colonel Walter Butler remained in the service of Wallenstein but began to correspond with the Italian generals. As Butler escorted Wallenstein into Eger, Leslie and Gordon were inside the castle walls awaiting their arrival.


Later that day, the Scotsmen invited all of the loyalist officers to a banquet to celebrate Wallenstein. Wallenstein is then reported to have let out his frustrations to Leslie and even lessley in Leslie his plans to join forces with Saxe-Weimar. Leslie’s career as a military officer, politician, diplomat, and imperial noble skyrocketed as a result of assassinating Wallenstein. Upon his return inLeslie’s health was failing.

Walter Leslie (field marshal)

Walter Leslie was born to a prominent Scottish noble family from the Clan Leslie. The general began exploring the allegiances of his Scottish officers, Gordon and Leslie by offering Gordon a promotion and asking to meet with Leslie. Leslie was the first to bring word to Vienna and therefore the Emperor heard his name first. He also continued a passion of his, collecting and commissioning works of art, especially portraits. Retrieved from ” https: His military rank was increased to a lieutenant field marshal and head of the bodyguard for the King of Hungary, and he was given command of two regiments.

After that, Gordon rose to musksteer of a regiment and Leslie became his musmeteer in court.