1553, February 21
King Christian III of Denmark to Copenhagen: answer to their request for the trading monopoly over the Faroes after Thomas Koppen has died, in which he states that he has put the command over the islands under Bergenhus again, but that it will be free for Danes and Norwegians to trade there.
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, Tegnelser over alle Lande IV, ff. 221v-222r
Norwegian summary in Norske Rigs-Registranter, copied with Faroese summary in Evensen, Savn til Føroyinga sögu no. 77.