1565, January 14


Stefan Loitz to king Frederick II of Denmark: asks how to pay the 60.000 daler for the Icelandic trade, among other things. The letter also deals with a horn of a fish which Cordt Blume brought with him from Iceland two years ago.

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)

Two bifolios.



Seal disappeared.

Final version

High German


Icelandic summary in Diplomatarium Islandicum 14:239 (no transcript)

Transcript not (yet) available