SKENE, DAVID [SSNE 1034]
Text sourceDavid Skene was the son of Robert Skene of Belhelvie, Aberdeenshire. He was a Scottish burgess in Posen in 1586. Apparently he returned to Scotland as a bond was served on him in 1593. His brother, Robert, also became a burgess in Posen then.
T. Fischer, The Scots in Eastern and Western Prussia (Edinburgh, 1903), p.204; W.F. Skene, Memorials of the family of Skene of Skene (Edinburgh, 1887), p.125; A. Grosjean and S. Murdoch, Belhelvie a Millenium of History, (Aberdeen, 2001) p.22; Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), p.233.