1562, December 12

Stettin (Szczecin)

Stefan Loitz to king Frederick II of Denmark: in response to the king's complain that the 3000 guilders for the Icelandic sulfur monopoly were not paid, Loitz writes that he will come to Copenhagen at Christmas to discuss the matter.

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.

Copenhagen, Rigsarkivet

Særligt stillede landskaber og unionsriger: D 11 Island og Færøerne, Pakke 30 (Supplement II, no. 35)

One bifolio.



Signet seal.

Final version

High German

On the back: Prod(uctum) Coppenhagen den 25ten decemb(ris) anno etc. 62 etc.


Icelandic summary in Diplomatarium Islandicum 14:24

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