[1531, after December 4]

King Frederick I of Denmark announces that Anders Guttormsen shall become lawman on the Faroes, and has to swear his oath before Joachim Wlweffuer, the royal governor of the islands, and the Faroese community.

Created for and published on the HANSdoc website of the German Maritime Museum, Bremerhaven, by Bart Holterman in the context of the research project Between the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea: interdisciplinary Studies of the Hanse. Licensed CC BY.

Copenhagen, Rigsarkivet

Danske Kancelli, Frederik 1.s Norske Registre, f. 44r




Norwegian summary in Norske Rigs-Registranter, copied with Faroese summary in Evensen, Savn til Føroyinga sögu no. 31.

Annders Gutturmß

Ffick breff att hannd skall ver lagmanndh paa Ferøø dog saa skall hand giøre syn lagmands eedh for Joachim Wlweffuer kongelige mts. fagett oc menige almwe ther paa landett och skall han skicke huer man fattig oc riig log skell oc rett effther sancti Oluff koning oc Norges logh (contra) inhibitionem aar etc. MDXXXI.

Transcript by Bart Holterman, 2018