Hanseatic League
The Hanseatic League (also known as the Hanse or Hansa; Low German: Hanse, Dudesche Hanse, Latin: Hansa, Hansa Teutonica or Liga Hanseatica) was a commercial and defensive confederation of mer...
History of Hamburg
The history of Hamburg begins with its foundation in the 9th century as a mission settlement to convert the Saxons. Since the Middle Ages Hamburg was an important trading centre in Europe. The conveni...
Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschule
The Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschule (DVS), German Air Transport School, was a covert military-training organization operating as a flying school in Germany. It began during the Weimar Republic in Staak...
Battle of Helsingborg (1362)
The Battle of Helsingborg was fought in 1362 between Danish and Hanseatic fleets. The fleets met on Øresund near Helsingborg, where the sound is most narrow. The Danish were led by King Valdemar IV. ...
Attendorn
Attendorn (  ) is a German town in the Olpe district in North Rhine-Westphalia.As of 2008 it had a population of 24, 801.
The town’s location was favoured by the good climate in the Atte...
Bochum
Bochum ([ˈboːxʊm]; Westphalian: Baukem) is a city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and part of the Arnsberg region. It is located in the Ruhr area and is surrounded by the cities (in c...
Count's Feud
The Count's Feud (Danish: Grevens Fejde), also called the Count's War, was a civil war that raged in Denmark in 1534–36 and brought about the Reformation in Denmark. The Count's Feud takes its nam...
Statute of the Staple
The Statute of the Staple was a statute passed in 1353 by the Parliament of England. It aimed to regularise the status of staple ports in England, Wales, and Ireland. In particular, it designated pa...
Antwerp
Antwerp (/ˈæntwɜrp/, Dutch: Antwerpen [ˈɑntʋɛrpə(n)], French: Anvers [ɑ̃ˈvɛʁ(s)], Spanish: Amberes) is a city and municipality in Belgium and the capital of the Antwerp province of Belgium...
Lübeck law
The Lübeck law (German: Lübisches (Stadt)Recht) was the constitution of a municipal form of government developed at Lübeck, now in Schleswig-Holstein, after it was made a free city in 1226. The la...
Gorleston
1°43′25″E / 52.5757°N 1.7235°E / 52.5757; 1.7235Gorleston-on-Sea, also known colloquially as Gorleston, is a settlement in Norfolk, England, forming part of the larger town of...
Treaty of Utrecht (1474)
The Treaty of Utrecht was signed in 1474 after the Anglo-Hanseatic War between England and the Hanseatic League.This naval war had begun in 1470 using the naval strategy of commerce raiding in the Nor...
Essen-Nordviertel
The Nordviertel is the most northern borough of the city district Stadtbezirk I Stadtmitte/Frillendorf/Huttrop.
Nordviertel has 7,308 inhabitants and is therefore one of the smallest boroughs of E...
Treaty of Malmö
The Treaty of Malmö (Swedish: Malmö recess), signed on 1 September 1524, ended the Swedish War of Liberation. Denmark-Norway acknowledged the independent status of Sweden, which in turn renounced ...
List of Brick Gothic buildings
Brick Gothic is a style of Gothic architecture widespread in the Northern Germany and the Baltic region. Its distinction from the preceding Brick Romanesque and succeeding Brick Renaissance is not alw...
Guelph Treasure
The Guelph Treasure (German: Welfenschatz) is the collection of medieval ecclesiastical art originally housed at Brunswick Cathedral in Braunschweig, Germany. Most of the objects were removed from the...
Słupsk
Słupsk [swupsk] (also known by several alternative names) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodeship, in the northern part of Poland. Before 1 January 1999, it was the capital of the separate Słupsk Voiv...
William Browne (Mayor of the Calais Staple)
Sir William Browne (1410 - 14 April 1489) was Lord Mayor and Merchant of the Staple of Calais, France; and founder of Browne's Hospital, a medieval almshouse and listed building in Stamford, Lincolnsh...
Marienstern Abbey
Marienstern Abbey (Kloster Marienstern, formerly also known as Kloster Güldenstern) was a Cistercian nunnery in Mühlberg in Brandenburg, Germany. Since 2000 a small community of the Claretian missiona...