It was laid before the Hansa Diet for revision, approved, and at once promulgated.
This was the Hanseatic League (so called from the word Hansa, a convention).
And these were, in a word, to put the Hansa in possession of the Sound.
Under this pressure, in 1597, an exception was made in favor of the Hansa.
This was the smooth speaking in which the Hansa's imperial masters chose to indulge when it suited their imperial purpose.
But Waldemar had resolved to break entirely the power of the Hansa.
Hansa did more than almost any other institution in northern Europe to establish the reign of Law.
It was indeed a vast dominion that stood under the sway of the Hansa.
The Spaniards who had arrived on board the Hansa consisted of nine men and a lad of twelve years of age, named Pablo.
Towards bringing about this state of things the Hansa had greatly contributed.