1533, January 11


Hamburg to king Frederick I of Denmark: they have heard that the English king will send an envoy to Bremen and Hamburg to discuss the Icelandic conflict, but as they were acting on command of the Danish governour of Iceland, the king is asked to settle the matter as soon as possible, so that merchants sailing to Iceland next sommer will not get into trouble.

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.

Hamburg, Staatsarchiv der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg

111-1 (Senat), Cl. VII Lit. Kc No. 11, vol. 1b (Islandica 1533-1534)

One bifolio and a folio



Modern foliation in pencil, 1-3


Low German

F. 2 was once pasted on f. 1v with four drops of red wax, and contains the corrected version of the text on f. 1v and the first half of f. 2r, which is almost entirely crossed out.

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Icelandic summary in Diplomatarium Islandicum 16:311

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