SKOTTE, JOHN [SSNE 1231]

Surname
SKOTTE
First name
JOHN
Nationality
SCOT
Social status
CRAFTSMAN

Text source

John Skotte was listed as a cobbler (skoflikker) in Helsingör in 1657. That year he was assessed for tax in the 4th 'fjerding' 1657, noted as in royal service.

John Skotte had settled illegally in the 4th 'fjerding', and was fined on 27/2/1657 because he had not been admitted burgess.

Source: T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.245. (LAS. Helsingor Radstue no.107: Tegnebog 1626-66, fol.68v. -69r.). 

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, ELSINORE
Arrived 1657-01-01
Departed 1657-12-31
Capacity COBBLER, purpose ROYAL SERVANT