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600 Mecklenburg colonists in Gdansk

Grotefend

The call of the Teutonic Knights to settle in distant, then still uneconomic East reverberated not ineffective. Thousands flocked to the families of the same.. While in the countryside, the old master and cultivators, the proud Polish landowners and the slavish servants still stayed quite a long time undisturbed in their ancestral seats and village communities, gathered in the cities of German life in a nation. Danzig as colonists city blossomed into a powerful trading center, testifies to the citizens of Danzig book, das sich von Mitte des 14.  [...]