LYALL, DAVID [SSNE 7567]
David Leyel was one of the few 'Danes' to convert from Lutheranism to Catholicism in the seventeenth century. He became private secretary to Bernadino Rebolledo, Spanish Ambassador to Copenhagen in the 1650s.
Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), p.97.
- DENMARK-NORWAY [for SPAIN], COPENHAGEN
- Arrived 1650-01-01
- Capacity DIPLOMATIC SECRETARY, purpose DIPLOMACY