LYALL, POUL [SSNE 1145]
- LYALL, LEYEL, LEYELL, LYLE, LEIJEL
- First name
- POUL, PAUL
- Social status
Paul Lyall was the son of councillor David Lyall and his consort. He bercame a burgess 19 November 1605, and is recorded paying taxes to the value of the 1st fjerding in 1607. The following year he became chamberlain and by August 1627 had attained the rank of councillor. His other civic duties included serviong as one of the wardens of the Hospital between 1621-4, and mayor 1624-6, 1628-30, 1632. He had died by 21 December 1633. Paul Lyall maintained trading intersts and imported beer from Rostock in 1627, bought a last of Scots salt in the road of Elsinore in May 1628, exported a last of malt to Holland in 1618 as well as two barrels of ship's beer (skibsol) 1628. He also promised to lend 25 'lod' of silver to the king 1627. Lyall's estate included 36 pictures, but when it was assessed the result revealed net debts of c.1,758 daler. Paul Lyall married Ingeborg, whom he buried on 29 March 1627. He had also buried their their unnamed daughter 28 August 1619.
T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, pp.232-3; Leo Tandrup (ed.), Svensk agent ved Sundet: Toldkommisaer og agent i Helsingor Anders Svenssons depecher til Gustav II Adolf og Axel Oxenstierna, 1621-1626 (Aarhus 1971), pp.49, 51, 552, 566