BUCHANAN, THOMAS [SSNE 1481]

Surname
BUCHANAN
First name
THOMAS
Title/rank
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
GENTRY
Education
Religion

Text source

Thomas Buchanan served as an envoy to Denmark-Norway from 1570-1 in order to obtain the release of Captain John Clark and the punishment of Bothwell. In May 1571 he borrowed 65 daler from Captain Gilbert Young [SSNE 353], who had not been paid in October 1574.

Danish Rigsarkiv, TKUA Skotland A I 2 26/8/1570, 5/7/1571; ibid. A II 3, Bothwell, passim; Register of the Privy Council of Scotland, 1st Series II, pp. 412-3 23/10/1574; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.55;

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY,
Arrived 1570-01-11
Departed 1575-01-10
Capacity ENVOY, purpose DIPLOMACY