Trade and industry 1400 up to 1450

Detailed Drawing of the Treptow Gate Neubrandenburg around 1430 Detailed Drawing of the Treptow Gate Neubrandenburg around 1430

region Mecklenburg

In almost all Mecklenburg towns trades were oriented towards the internal market. The system of guilds, known as “Ämter” in Mecklenburg, were binding everywhere. “Non-guilded” craftsmen were pursued through the courts and many were expelled from the towns.

Spätmittelalterlicher Buchdruck der Hanse Late medieval book printing
of the Hanseatic League

region Western Pomerania

In almost all towns of Pomerania trades were oriented towards the internal market. The system of guilds were binding everywhere. “Non-guilded” craftsmen were pursued through the courts and many were expelled from the towns.

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