TRUMPAT, ALEXANDER [SSNE 1266]

Surname
TRUMPAT
First name
ALEXANDER

Text source

Alexander Trumpat was mentioned as merchant (Scottish) at Elsinore 1574, authorised to settle there 1578 on condition of producing testimonial, paid taxes 1580-5, was to serve in the urban militia 1583 with a sword. Returned to Scotland leaving his family at Elsinore, for some years served James VI, but desired 1592 to return to Denmark to take care of his family and eventually to serve Christian IV. Sent political news to General William Stewart in 1595 expressing his concern lest his cousin Thomas Cok of Perth to whom he had etrusted the collection of his income from estates at Perth, should not respect his property. Stored flax at the weigh-house of Elsinore c.1578; sold his part of a house at Malmo 1587; witnessed Richard Wedderburn's transport to David Wedderbburn of an assignation of 80 old daler 1589.

T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.250. (LAS. Helsingor Radstue no.345 laeg 'Vejerboden'; MStA. Magistratens arkiv, BRR 1582-7, pp.294 and 298; NLS. Adv. 33.1.11: Denmilne ms. 28 fol.37r-38v., and 42r.-43v., 28/6 and 29/6/1595; Compt Buik of David Wedderburne, ed. Millar, p.19)

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, ELSINORE
Departed 1583-12-31
Capacity MERCHANT, purpose TRADE
SCOTLAND, SCOTLAND
Departed 1591-12-31
Purpose ROYAL SERVANT
DENMARK-NORWAY, COURT
Departed 1595-12-31
Purpose ROYAL SERVANT