1569, February 14


Instruction for Thomas Haverkamp and Tyleman Zerneman, representatives of the city council of Bremen to the Danish king, to discuss among others the Sound toll on behalf of the Bergen merchants and the permission for Bremen merchants to use the harbour Ostforde in Iceland.

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, 28.

Bound together with thread.

Large seal on third folio, which includes the end of the thread.

High German

Note on the back: Productum 9. martii anno 1569" and "Brehmische instruction und werbung.


Icelandic summary in Diplomatarium Islandicum 15:159 (no transcript).

Transcript not (yet) available