ORROCK, ALEXANDER JAMIESON [SSNE 796]
- ORROCK, ORCKUHRORT, URQUHART?
- First name
- ALEXANDER JAMIESON, SANDER JACOBSEN
- Social status
Text sourceAlexander Orrock married Elsebe, daughter of Otte Jacobsen Kynnaird of Elsinore and consort Marine, daughter of weaver John Angus of Elsinore, later of Helsingborg. Elsebe received moveables as inheritance from her father 1558 and 1573 part of a house which Albert Jorgensen of Elsinore, on her and her husband's behalf, sold to Elsebe's mother and her consort Lauritz Luckesen, burgess of Elsinore, 1573. A.O. paid 1570 two daler for a licence to trade, as he did not want to settle at Elsinore. On bad terms with his wife, an agreement reached in court 1570, the couple was at Marstrand 1573, again on bad terms, a new agreement reached in court. Had settled at Ystad by June 1573. Offered his service to Frederick II 1576, appointed lieutenant of the Danske Galej June 1576, of the Abrahams Galej 1577, dismissed 21/3/1578. He died by 1590.
T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.182.