1565, March 5


King Frederick II of Denmark permits Anders Jude from Copenhagen to trade with the harbours Reff and Stappe in Iceland until further notice, on the condition that he will not trade with sulfur, trade commodities of good quality, and will not use false measures and weights.

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

Danske Kancelli, Registre over alle Lande 8, f. 547.

Diplomatarium Islandicum 14:249 (after a transcript by Jón Sigurðsson, JS 372 4to, p. 653)

Vdj lige maade fick Anders Jude. borger i Kiøbnehaffn. breff. att motte tage till seg flere riigens indbyggere oc lade besegle tuenne haffne. kaldis Reffuit oc Stappen. for vesten paa Island. Datum Byringe 5 Martij 1565.

Transcript copied from Diplomatarium Islandicum.