Trade and industry 1600 up to 1650

Mills near the Warnow around 1650 Mills near the Warnow around 1650

region Mecklenburg

During the Thirty Years’ War (1618 – 1648) the siege of smaller towns, march of marauding troops and billeting of soldiers, which often lasted many months, led to the economic ruin of many small craftsmen and merchants.

Damgarten 1615, Stralsunder Bilderhandschrift Damgarten around 1615

region Western Pomerania

During the Thirty Years’ War (1618 – 1648) the siege of smaller towns, march of marauding troops and billeting of soldiers, which often lasted many months, led to the economic ruin of many small craftsmen and merchants. Many of the unprotected, smaller cities burn to the ground.

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