LYALL, TANCRED [SSNE 896]

Surname
LYALL, LEIEL, LEIJEL, LEYELL, LEYEL
First name
TANCRED, DANCKERT, TANCHREDUS
Title/rank
DOCTOR
Nationality
SCOTO-DANE
Region
ROSKILDE
Social status
GENTRY
Education
UNIVERSITY

Text source

Tancred Lyall was the son of the canon at Roskilde Cathedral Hans Lyall. He was born in 1579. Lyall studied at Leiden, at German universities, at Orleans and at Padova. He visited Oxford between 1596-1607, and obtained his masters degree abroad. Lyall was admitted as a member of the Trinity Guild (Danske Kompagni) in 1614. He also became a medical practitioner at Copenhagen where he rented property in Farvergade and in Klosterstraede from the town 1620. On 1 August 1610, Lyall erected a tombstone for his late mother Catharina Tancredsdatter who was buried in Holy Ghost's Church. Lyall himself died in 1645.

T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.197; L. Baillie (ed.), Scandinavian Biographical Index (4 vols., London Melbourne, Munich New Jersey , n.d.), p.1233.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, COPENHAGEN
Arrived 1579-01-11
Departed 1645-12-31
Capacity HOSPITAL, MEDICAL DOCTOR?, purpose MEDICAL, MEDICINE
, OXFORD
Arrived 1596-01-01
Departed 1607-12-31
Capacity STUDENT, purpose ACADEMIC