HOWESON, WILLIAM [SSNE 5106]

Surname
HOWESON, HOWIESOUNE
First name
WILLIAM
Title/rank
BURGESS
Nationality
SCOT
Region
ABERDEEN

Text source

In 1625 William Howiesoune provided a birthbrieve dated Aberdeen 29 August 1622, took the oath, paid 40 florins, a musket and a stone of gunpowder to become a citizen of Cracow. He also promised to marry or acquire land within a year and a day.

A.F. Steuart, Papers Relating to the Scots in Poland 1576-1793, Edinburgh, 1915, pp.47-48; Lib. Jur. Civ. Crac. 1625, fo.204.

Service record

POLAND, CRACOW
Arrived 1625-01-01
Capacity BURGESS, purpose CIVIC/MERCANTILE