GLEGG, THOMAS JACOBSEN [SSNE 646]
- First name
- THOMAS JACOBSEN
- Social status
Text sourceThomas Glegg was brother of David Jacobsen Glegg, and of Mary and James Glegg, both of Dundee. Son of Elizabeth Ramsay ( dead by 1641). Merchant, lived in Norre Rode, wanted to have a krambod in Swedish towns - Jonkoping 1616 and 1618, Orebro 1616, Vaxjo winter 1618 - but was hindered. Traded also in wine, textiles, spices and oxen. Ready to invest 200 daler in the planned Spanish company. Customs officer 1634-8, councillor 1636-54, dead by 1657. Was to serve in the town's militia with a musket 1639. Lodged the Duchess Agnes of Schleswig Holstein 1618 and Russian ambassadors 1632. Set together with his wife NN 1622 an epitaph for the late mayor William Williamson (to whom he was related, q.v.) and consort. Related to William Anderson of Malmo.
T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.153 (RA. Da. Kanc. B 160, 24/9/1618; LAS. Helsingor Byfoged E. 46: Skifteretsprotokol, fol. 198v.-206v., 1/3/1641; MStA. Magistratens arkiv E II a: 10: Inkomna handlingar B 511e, 3/9/1627) .