1553, February 18
King Christian III of Denmark to Christoffer Hvitfeldt, commander of Bergenhus: after the death of Thomas Koppen, who had been enfeoffed with the Faroes, the control over the islands is put under Bergen again, and all Faroese taxes and levies will have to be paid to Hvitfeldt or his representative.
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.
Danske Kancelli, Registre over alle Lande VI, f. 546r
Danske Kancelli, Tegnelser over alle Lande IV, ff. 218r-v
Danish summary in Norske Rigs-Registranter (after K1) and Kancelliets brevbøger (after K2), copied with Faroese summary in Evensen, Savn til Føroyinga sögu no. 75 and 76.