1588, March 15
King Frederick II of Denmark appoints Mats Baltzerssön as governor and secretary of the Faroes, where he has to control the measures and weights used by the royal factor Jochim Wichmand from Hamburg, inspect the use of royal funds for the school and the hospital, and is not allowed to trade to such a degree that might hinder Wichmand's business.
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, Norske Registre (1572-1660) I, ff. 633r-634v
Norwegian summary in Norske Rigs-Registranter, copied with Faroese summary in Evensen, Savn til Føroyinga sögu no. 192.