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Countryside and city

  • David Herlihy
Part of the Documentary History of Western Civilization book series (DHWC)

Abstract

The following account by the chronicler Helmold of Bosau describes the efforts of Count Adolf II of Holstein (1128–64) to attract settlers to the lands along the eastern frontier he had just conquered from the Slavic Wagri. It also tells of Adolf’s foundation of the city of Lübeck, which was eventually to become one of the largest commercial centers of the region and a leading city in the association of German trading towns known as the Hanseatic League.

Keywords

Hanseatic League Personal Punishment School Number Eastern Frontier Craft Guild 
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© David Herlihy 1968

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