SKOTTE, JAKOB WILLUMSEN [SSNE 1293]

Surname
SKOTTE
First name
JAKOB WILLUMSEN
Title/rank
MAYOR
Nationality
SCOT
Social status
BURGESS

Text source

Jakob Willumson Skotte was a leading merchant of Holbaek, Denmark in the 1570s. He was mentioned as mayor in 1562 and 1591. Skotte was to serve in the urban militia in 1593 with a spear, a rapier and armour.



T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot, (Odense, 1988), II, p.254 (Emilie Anderson 1956, pp. 50 and 56, n.12)

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, HOLBAEK
Arrived 1570-01-11
Departed 1593-12-31
Capacity MAYOR, purpose CIVIC