HANSEN, DAVID [SSNE 1032]

Surname
HANSEN
First name
DAVID
Title/rank
COUNCILLOR
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
BURGESS
Education
Religion

Text source

T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.216. Son of Hans Davidsen and consort Margrete Hansdatter. Paid taxes 1562-5. In the Sound Toll administration under Alexander Lyall, toldskriver (customs official) by 12/1/1562, councillor 30/8/1566- 10/7/1579 and 16/7/1591 to his death 1597. Warden of the Hospital 6/5/1582, tolder (ie. director in the Sound Toll administration) 28/4/1583 until his death. Authorised 8/8/1571 to send a vessel of 30 lasts with salt duty free to Narva every year; his ship called at Aalborg 1583. Sent goods with skipper Martin Snering who obtained a passport (sobrev) from the council of Malmo 1585. Lent money to William Panton of Malmo who pledged his house as security 3/6/1583. Shared a pew in St Olai with David Lyall. Hansen.'s widow set up an epitaph in St. Olai . Married Karine Hansdatter, dead by 8/11/1589 when the estate (gross assets c.21,305 daler of which 10,050 in real estate) was divided.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, ELSINORE
Arrived 1562-01-11
Departed 1566-09-08
Capacity CUSTOMS OFFICIAL, purpose CIVIL SERVICE
 
Arrived 1566-09-09
Departed 1597-12-31
Capacity COUNCILLOR, purpose CIVIC