It is strange that, while so rich commercially, the Hanseatic League lacked political ambition.
This was the Hanseatic League (so called from the word Hansa, a convention).
From the law of change to which all human affairs are subject the mighty Hanseatic League was not exempt.
Here the meetings of Hanseatic League were held in the fourteenth century.
Of course the Hanseatic League did not at once give up all for lost.
The once proud and mighty Hanseatic League is dead now, quite dead.
The story of the Hanseatic League is an eloquent testimony to the truth of these words.
About the middle of the 13th century it joined the Hanseatic League.
We shall afterwards have occasion to notice it in our view of the progress of the Hanseatic League.
After all the Hanseatic League was only one manifestation of these guilds.