Mette Hansdatter Laugesen

Female 1562 - 1633  (71 years)


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  • Name Mette Hansdatter Laugesen 
    Born 6 Feb 1562  Vester Vedsted Sogn, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Parents
      Hans Laugesen and Dorothea Hansdatter

      Hans Laugesen (born 1530 in Ribe - died 16 August 1594 at the same place) was a Danish bishop .

      Life and career

      Hans was born in Ribe where his father, Lauge Steffensen was councilor (d. 1554 ); the mother Mette is said to have been a mayor's daughter from Varde .

      After attending Ribe school, Hans Laugesen went to Copenhagen , where he studied under dr. Niels Hemmingsen . On one occasion he has given a Latin manuscript of his hometown, still preserved in manuscript .

      In 1552 he traveled to Wittenberg where he studied for some years. After taking his master's degree there, he returned home in 1555 and immediately after his return to Ribe became associate professor at the cathedral and priest in Vester Vedsted, later also canon.

      Laugensen became bishop of Ribe in 1569 , although he had tried to avoid the election, as he did not value his own abilities highly.

      Dorthea Hansdatter Tausen (Datter af Biskop Hans Tausen).

      Legacy

      Hans Laugensen is said to have been a friendly and righteous man; but his episcopate has not left significant traces. In 1588 he is described by a stranger who came to Ribe as a pious old man .

      Family

      Laugensen stayed on 17 October 1557 in Ribe, he married Dorothea, daughter of Bishop Hans Tausen in Ribe.

      His wife lived until 1601 . 2 of their 3 children had died before the father, but not the daughter Mette, who was married to the historian Anders Sørensen Vedel .

      Source
      Laugesen, Hans in Dansk Biografisk Leksikon (1st edition, volume 10, 1896), authored by HF Rørdam

      (Wikipedia)



    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Dec 1633  Ribe, Ribe Amt, Denvmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17051  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2021 

    Father Hans Laugesen,   b. 1530, Ribe, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1594, Ribe, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Dorothea Hansdatter Tausen,   b. 1538, Roskilde or Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1601, Ribe, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married
    • Laugensen stayed on 17 October 1557 in Ribe, he married Dorothea, daughter of Bishop Hans Tausen in Ribe.

      His wife lived until 1601 . 2 of their 3 children had died before the father, but not the daughter Mette, who was married to the historian Anders Sørensen Vedel .

      Laugesen, Hans in Dansk Biografisk Leksikon (1st edition, volume 10, 1896), authored by HF Rørdam
    Family ID F6105  Group Sheet

    Family Anders Sørensen Vedel,   b. 9 Nov 1542, Vejle, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1616, Ribe, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Marine Andersdatter Vedel,   b. 22 Jun 1582,   d. 28 Jun 1639  (Age 57 years)
    +2. Anna Andersdatter Vedel,   b. 18 May 1585, Ribe Købstad, Ribe Domsogn, Ribe, Ribe, Denma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1655, Ribe Købstad, Ribe Domsogn, Ribe, Ribe, Danmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Sidsel Andersdatter Vedel,   b. 6 Aug 1586, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1621  (Age 34 years)
    +4. Søren Andersen Vedel,   b. 16 Jul 1587, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1563, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Lauge Andersen Vedel,   b. 20 Dec 1592,   d. 23 Aug 1648  (Age 55 years)
     6. Hans Laugesen Andersen Vedel,   b. 2 Oct 1594,   d. 7 Sep 1661  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F6104  Group Sheet


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