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  • It was one of the five Wendish towns whose alliance extorted from King Eric of Norway a favourable commercial treaty in 1284-1285; and in the 14th century it was second only to Lubeck in the Hanseatic League.
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  • About 1350 it joined the Hanseatic League.
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  • The towns possessed the rights of Magdeburg, or (like Elbing) those of Lubeck; the most important of them soon came to join the Hanseatic League.
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  • The town joined the Hanseatic League in 1407.
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  • Many economic changes probably occurred in consequence of the variations in tide-generating force, as, for instance, the decline in the mediaeval Baltic herring fisheries controlled by the Hanseatic League.
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  • The town was a member of the Hanseatic league.
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  • The town subsequently joined the Hanseatic League.
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  • HANSEATIC LEAGUE.
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  • It is impossible to assign any precise date for the beginning of the Hanseatic League or to name any single factor which explains the origin of that loose but effective federation of North German towns.
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  • While the political element in the development of the Hanseatic League must not be underestimated, it was not so formative as the economic. The foundation was laid for the growth of German towns along the southern shore of the Baltic by the great movement of German colonization of Slavic territory east of the Elbe.
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  • Founded in the 10th century as Lowenwold, Uelzen became in the middle ages an active member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • The large church of St Mary, with a lofty tower, dating from the 14th century, the Renaissance castle of the 16th century, now used as a prison, and one of the ancient town-gates restored in 1872 are memorials of the time when Stolp was a prosperous member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • From the r4th to the 16th century it was a member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • In 1340 Konigsberg entered the Hanseatic League.
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  • In 1379 it received from King Sigismund, then margrave of Brandenburg, the right to free navigation of the Oder; and from 1368 to about 1450 it belonged to the Hanseatic League.
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  • In the 13th century Hildesheim became a free city of the Empire; in 1249 it received municipal rights and about the same time it joined the Hanseatic league.
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  • The Hanseatic and Flemish merchants largely increased its prosperity, but on the withdrawal of the Hanseatic League about 1470 and the break-up of the gild system Boston's prosperity began to wane, and for some centuries it remained almost without trade.
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  • Anklam, formerly Tanglim, was originally a Slav fortress; it obtained civic rights in 1244 and joined the Hanseatic league.
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  • The place is said to date from the 9th century; it obtained civic rights in 1208, and later became a member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • From about 1276 it ranked as the most important place in the episcopal principality of Kamin, and from 1284 it was a member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • It received municipal rights in 1256 and was a member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • It joined the Hanseatic league in 1270, and about the same time began to engage in the linen manufacture, which was greatly extended during the 16th and 17th centuries by a number of refugees from the Netherlands.
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  • Bremen had been admitted to the Hanseatic league in 1283, but was excluded in 1285, and not readmitted until 1358.
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  • The Hanseatic museum is housed in a carefully-preserved gaard, or store-house and offices of the Hanseatic League of German merchants, who inhabited the German quarter (Tydskenbryggen) and were established here in great strength from 1445 to 1558 (when the Norwegians began to find their presence irksome), and brought much prosperity to the city in that period.
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  • When, in 1201, the city joined the Hanseatic League its power and repute were so great that it was made the chief place of a third of the confederation.
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  • From 1370 along with other towns in the province of Skane, it was united for fifteen years with the Hanseatic League.
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  • The Hanseatic League carried on war with Valdemar V., king of Denmark, and his ally, the king of Norway, seventy-seven towns declaring war on these monarchs in 1367, and emerged victorious from the struggle, while its commerce extended to nearly all parts of the known world.
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  • Industry and trade were so completely paralysed that in 1635 the Hanseatic League was virtually broken up, because the members, once so wealthy, could not meet the necessary expenditure.
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  • The town, which was the seat of the bishops of Ermeland from 1255 to 1298, was granted the law of Lubeck " by its bishop in 1284, and admitted to the Hanseatic League.
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  • Although it was burnt down in 1188, Magdeburg became a flourishing commercial town during the 13th century, and was soon an important member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • About the same time Lubeck and Bremen merchants settled there, and their settlement became an important seaport of the Hanseatic League.
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  • About the middle of the 13th century it joined the Hanseatic League.
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  • Its power was at its height early in the, 5th century, when it joined the Hanseatic League.
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  • Minden (Mindun, Mindo), apparently a trading place of some importance in the time of Charlemagne, was made the seat of a bishop by that monarch, and subsequently became a flourishing member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • - Lubeck, the capital of the free state, was formerly the head of the Hanseatic League.
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  • Towards the end of the 15th century the power of the Hanseatic League began to decline, owing to the rise of Burgundy in the west, of Poland and Russia in the east and the emancipation of the Scandinavian kingdom from the union of Calmar.
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  • In 1109 Andernach received civic rights, passed in 1167 to the electors of Cologne, in 1253 joined the confederation of the Rhine cities and was the most southern member of the Hanseatic league.
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  • After the destruction of Bardowiek, then the chief commercial centre of North Germany, by Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony, in 1189, Luneburg inherited much of its trade and subsequently became one of the principal towns of the Hanseatic league.
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  • belong rather to the history of the Hanseatic League (q.v.).
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  • It was one of the four chief towns of the Hanseatic League.
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  • It became a member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • It soon acquired a considerable trade, and joined the Hanseatic League.
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  • It afterwards joined the Hanseatic League.
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  • Kiel is mentioned as a city in the next century; in 1242 it received the Lubeck rights; in the 14th century it acquired various trading privileges, having in 1284 entered the Hanseatic League.
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  • Already a leading centre of trade it entered the Hanseatic League in 1360.
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  • Pasewalk became a town during the 12th century and was soon a member of the Hanseatic League.
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  • the Hanseatic League which displeased the merchants of London, because of the advantagebus terms granted to the foreigner.
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  • with the Hanseatic League had left the Germans still in control of the northern seas.
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  • During the 14th century it held a high place among the towns of the Hanseatic League.
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  • At a later period it entered the Hanseatic League.
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