| John Hepburn
| Historical Figure
|Date of Birth:
|| ca. 1598
|Date of Death:
|Cause of Death:
|| Killed in action
(1598-1636) was a 17th century Scottish
soldier. He served under Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden
for a time during the Thirty Years' War
, but a conflict arose over Hepburn's Catholicism
, and he left the king's service. He served France
until his death in battle in 1636.
John Hepburn proved critical at the Battle of Breitenfeld, leading a brigade in support of Gustav Horn.
In the new timeline, Gustavus apologized to Hepburn, and Hepburn remained in his service. He was present at the Battle of Lake Bledno, but it is not clear whether or not he survived.
- ↑ Ring of Fire III, "Make Mine Macramé"
- ↑ 1635: The Eastern Front, ch. 37