Trade and industry 1250 up to 1300

Seal of Wismar 1256 Seal of Wismar 1256

region Mecklenburg

The Hanseatic League became a major power factor on the basis of overseas trade, and the mercantile community in the seaside towns achieved significant prosperity.

Cityview of Demmin from the "Stralsunder Bilderhandschrift" Hanseatic city of Demmin in the
Stralsund illuminated manuscript

region Western Pomerania

The Hanseatic League became a major power factor on the basis of overseas trade, and the mercantile community in the seaside towns achieved significant prosperity. The are awarded the prerogative of coinage, introduce duties, maintain fleets and armed forces, and they increasingly seek autonomy from their feudal Pomeranian lords.

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