HAMILTON, CHRISTEN ALBERTSEN [SSNE 878]
Christen Albertsen Hamilton was elected councillor in Copenhagen on 11/2/1596, and twice served as mayor 19/9 and 20/10/1594. He died on 2/4/1616 aged 48 and was buried in St. Nicholas's. Christen Albertsen formally represented Copenhagen at the election of Prince Christian 1608 and at his acclamation in 1610. His widow and other heirs rented a house and a garden from the town 1620. In 1600 Christen Albertsen obtained passport dated 19/4 for a voyage to Narva for himself and four burgesses of Copenhagen and 4/5/1600 a passport for himself, a mayor and a councillor of Koge for their ship's Baltic venture. Christen Albertsen had a stall in Ved Stranden (Strand kvarter) in 1609.
Sources: T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.194. (Kbh Dipl. I, pp.581-2, 605, 607 and 613, II, pp509 and 556, IV, pp.574-5, VI, pp.102-3 and 105). See also Thomas Brochard, "Scots and Scandinavia as seen through Alba Amicorum, 1540s-1720s", Northern Studies, vol. 52 (2021), pp102-106, for references to the sons.