BEE, SIMON [SSNE 6567]

Surname
BEE
First name
SIMON
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
IRISH?
Region
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Simon Bee was a captain in Danish-Norwegian service. In 1612, during the Danish-Norwegian war with Sweden, he was sent along with Captain Trenes [SSNE 6566] by King Christian IV to Ireland where it was hoped he would recruit 2 companies of Irish soldiers and return immediately to Norway. They were to travel free of tolls.

Norske Rigsregistranter, vol.4, (1870), p.472.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, IRELAND
Arrived 1612-09-22, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, RECRUITER, purpose MILITARY