1566, March 28


Bremen merchants with Kummerwage and Bodenstede to Bremen: request for permission to keep sailing to the harbours Kummerwage and Bodenstede in Iceland, which according to a letter from governour Magnus Guldenstern have been given to Danes, but which they have used for over 70 years.

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 25 (Supplement II, no. 15)

One bifolio.



Modern foliation in pencil, 16.

Low German


Icelandic summary in Diplomatarium Islandicum 14:333 (no transcript)

Transcript not (yet) available