Trade and industry 1500 up to 1550

Lead seals from the area around Rostock, <br> 16th century Lead seals from the area around Rostock,
16th century

region Mecklenburg

The development of the economy, particularly in the inland towns, stagnated due to the strict obligations to join the guilds and the ban on new craftsmen moving in from outside.

Stralsund,_Nikolaikirche,_Bürgermeisteraltar_(2007-01-11) Mayor's altar in St Nikolai Church, Stralsund.
Early 16th century
photo: Klugschnacker (wikimedia.org) [CC BY-SA 2.5]

region Western Pomerania

The development of the economy, particularly in the inland towns, stagnated due to the strict obligations to join the guilds and the ban on new craftsmen moving in from outside.

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