ELZENER, JOHN [SSNE 720]

Surname
ELZENER, JACOBSEN KLAEDEBODMAND
First name
JOHN, HANS
Title/rank
Nationality
SCOT
Region
DAVIOT
Social status
BURGESS
Education
Religion

Text source

This was the son of James Elzener in Mounie, Daviot parish, and consort Marjorie Douglas. John was admitted burgess of Malmo as a draper 1566, and sold cloth for the army's use in war 1563-70. He was associated with Alexander Dun, in the cloth trade to Norway and elsewhere c.1580; He had business relations with Northern Germany and had a stall at the Aalborg Whitsun fair 1592. Elzener had died by June 1593.

T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.163.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, MALMO
Arrived 1563-01-11
Departed 1593-06-30
Capacity BURGESS, purpose CIVIC