1567, February 28


Bremen to king Frederick II of Denmark: answer to the complaint of Heinrich Mumme, in which they state that their subjects have sailed to Ostforde in Iceland for 70 years, still have many outstanding debts, and ask for continued permission to sail there.

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, 22-23.

Big seal.

High German

Note on the back: Brehmisch(es) schreiben, die haffen in Ißlandt Ostfiort genandt betreffent. Productum Friedrichsburg den 27ten martii 67.


Icelandic summary in Diplomatarium Islandicum 14:414 (no transcript).

Transcript not (yet) available