1535, November 6
Lübeck to Archbishop Olaf of Trondheim and the Norwegian Council of the Realm: the Hanseatic merchants in Bergen have complained that the Norwegians are not properly curing and drying their fish, and that rotscher is dried on the cliffs, which impairs the quality and increases the demand for Icelandic fish, which is to the dismay of the Bergen merchants.
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.
Lübeck, Archiv der Hansestadt Lübeck
ASA Externa, Danica, 0792
Formerly Acta Danica, Bergen, Miscellanea 3
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German summary in Hanserecesse IV, 2, no. 204