Alexander Leslie was the first Earl of Leven, born 1582 A.D. and died #onthisday 4th April 1661 A.D. He was a Scottish soldier in Swedish and, a Scottish service.

Alexander was born illegitimate and raised as a foster child, with this he had advanced to the rank of Swedish Field Marshal, he also became Lord General in command of the army of Covenanters of the privy council.

In England charged with the command of the army of Solem League and Convent as the senior commander 1641-47 A.D.

 

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