1420s in Denmark

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1420s in Denmark
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Events from the year 1420s in Denmark.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

1422
  • Erik of Pommeria issues Den store Købstadsforordning which determines that all market towns are to be governed by two mayors.[1]
  • 15 February and 28 October – Eric of Pomerania grants the town of Copenhagen market rights.[2]
1422
1427
  • 21 July – A fleet from the Hanseatic League has been sent out to attack Copenhagen as a reaction to the Sound Dues but is defeated by a Danish fleet in the Øresund.[3]
1428
  • 5 April – A fleet from the Hanseatic League anchors at Refshaledybet. It later attacks Copenhagen several times, using canons for the first time in the Norcix xountries, but ultimately has to withdraw.[4]
14229
  • Copenhagen's Foldsmiths' Guild is mentioned for the first time. The town is home to six goldsmiths.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1422". roskildehistorie.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "1422". Selskabet for Københavns Historie (in Danish). Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "1427". Selskabet for Københavns Historie (in Danish). Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "1428". Selskabet for Københavns Historie (in Danish). Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "1429". Selskabet for Københavns Historie (in Danish). Retrieved 13 January 2017.