BRAHE, STEN [SSNE 638]

Surname
BRAHE
First name
STEN
Title/rank
HOFMARSKAL
Nationality
DANE
Region
Social status
GENTRY
Education
Religion

Text source

E. Marquard, Danske Gesandter og Gesandtskabspersonale indtil 1914 (Copenhagen, 1952); T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.282; Admiral Peder Munk, Hofmarskal Sten Brahe, Breide Rantzau and Dr Poul Knibbe were credited as agent to King James IV of Scotland escorting Princess Anna on 27th August 1589. James VI presented him with a silver service in 1589 and in April-June 1590 he acted as Danish evoy to Scotland.

Service record

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