1566, March 30


Bremen to king Frederick II of Denmark: request for permission to sail to the harbours Kummerwage and Bodenstede, which according to a letter from the Icelandic governour have been given to Danish merchants, but for which ships have already been prepared.

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)

Two bifolios.



Modern foliation in pencil, 14-15.

Final version

High German


Icelandic summary in Diplomatarium Islandicum 14:337 (no transcript)

Transcript not (yet) available