Download e-book for kindle: Across the German Sea: Early Modern Scottish Connections by Kathrin Zickermann

By Kathrin Zickermann

ISBN-10: 900424834X

ISBN-13: 9789004248342

In around the German Sea: Early smooth Scottish Connections with the broader Elbe-Weser sector Zickermann analyses the economic, maritime and armed forces relatives among Scotland and the German towns (Hamburg, Bremen) and territories (Bremen and Verden, Holstein, Braunschweig-Lüneburg) situated along the decrease elements of the rivers Elbe and Weser. in response to a wealth of British, German and Scandinavian archival fabric, the examine demonstrates the significance of the area for Scottish commodity trade and community construction throughout political borders, while contributing considerably to our realizing of the formation of Scottish groups out of the country. It additionally indicates that Scottish advertisement, political, army and non secular actions in the area – which featured a Danish-Norwegian and Swedish measurement - have been intertwined and can't be studied in isolation.

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Jahrhundert’, Lüneburger Blätter, vol. 6 (1955), 70. 22 Reinhardt, ‘Die Wirtschaftskrise’, 92. 23 Lindberg, ‘The Rise of Hamburg’, 654–656; Rainer Postel, Versammlung eines Ehrbaren Kaufmanns: Kaufmännische Selbstverwaltung in Geschichte und Gegenwart 1517– 1992 (Hamburg, 1992), 14–16. 24 Lindberg, ‘The Rise of Hamburg’, 656. ) had social functions only. However, the Scandic company (Schonenfahrergesellschaft) was able to claim the monopoly of the herring trade. For further information on this company see chapter 2.

Martin Reißmann, Die hamburgische Kaufmannschaft des 17. Jahrhunderts in sozialgeschichtlicher Sicht (Hamburg, 1975), 152–210. 25 Hamburg became attractive to foreigners as they could acquire citizen rights provided that they adhered to the city’s official Lutheran faith. 27 Portuguese migrants formed one out of the three communities of foreigners who entered into group contracts with the city, receiving special trade privileges. Sephardic Jews had left Portugal for the Southern Netherlands since the late sixteenth century to avoid religious persecution.

117 Ibid. 118 Ibid. , 32–33. , 34–35; Schukys, ‘Die Einwirkungen des Dreißigjährigen Krieges’, 235. 36 chapter one service for the duration of six month. 121 Thereafter, Morgan’s troops were stationed in Glückstadt under appalling conditions.

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