MUNK, PEDER [SSNE 468]

Surname
MUNK
First name
PEDER
Title/rank
ADMIRAL
Nationality
DANE
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

Admiral Peder Munk, Court-Marshal Sten Brahe, Breide Rantzau and Dr Poul Knibbe were credited as agents to King James IV of Scotland escorting Princess Anna on 27th August 1589. Munk acted as an envoy to Scotland in April to June 1590 after which he returned to Denmark and began the witch-hunts in Copenhagen.

E. Marquard, Danske Gesandter og Gesandtskabspersonale indtil 1914 (Copenhagen, 1952); T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.291.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, SCOTLAND
Arrived 1589-08-27
Departed 1590-12-31
Capacity ENVOY, purpose DIPLOMACY