King Christian III of Denmark to lawman Anders Guttormsen and governor Nis Jonsen of the Faroes: have to give all taxes, levies and other payments belonging to the crown to Thomes Koping.

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, Tegnelser over alle Lande I, f. 12v



Written between documents dated 18 October 1535 and 17 February 1536.


Norwegian summary in Norske Rigs-Registranter, copied with Faroese summary in Evensen, Savn til Føroyinga sögu no. 48.

Anders Guttormsen lagmand paa Ferøø

Nis Jonsen fogett ther paa landett

Item itt obett breff till Farøø att hues landskatt told sysesgield oc anden dell som ther er tilhobe sammelt och kommer kronen till att the thed strax anttuorder thed Thomes Koping eller hans fuldmegting.

Transcript by Bart Holterman, 2019