LYALL, DAVID [SSNE 1139]
- LYALL, LEYEL, LEYELL, LYLE
- First name
- Social status
Text sourceDavid Lyall was a son of mayor Alexander Lyall. He paid taxes between 1573-9, and was made a town councillor on 10/8/1579. Lyall became a member of a commission to establish rules for commerce at Helsingborg undertaken by the inhabitants of Elsinore on 1/6/1573. He was authorised on 30/5/1574 to charter an arrested ship jointly with Frederrik Lyall, for a voyage to Riga and from there to back to the west. Lyall became infeft with the royal share of the tithes of Karlebo on 29/6/1560 after his father. He rented land from the town in 1587 while in the same year his wife rented a bundgarnsstade jointly with Frederik Lyall and David Hansen, also from the town. David Lyall exchanged real estate with his brother Frederik on 4/5/1573. As well as his commercial activities, David was to serve in the urban militia in 1583 with a spear and armour. He shared a pew in St Olai with David Hansen and became a church warden of St Olai by 5/6/1580. Lyall was dead by 3/4/1589 and left real estate (one house in Stengade and three in Sudergade) worth 2,455 daler, movables worth c.470 daler and net debts in cash worth c.221 daler. He had married Marine (Marie) Lorentzdatter in 1573 (who died in 1622) and with her had the children Alexander, David and Poul.
T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.230.