Origin of Hansa
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Hansa did more than almost any other institution in northern Europe to establish the reign of Law.The Thirteenth|James J. Walsh
The Hansa in its turn pleaded that it merely exercised the right of neutrals, and persisted in not abandoning a lucrative trade.
In number and excellence of ships the Hansa had the advantage.
That these assertions were not without foundation, not even the Hansa could deny.
The Hansa, on its part, demanded that the queen should re-confirm its privileges; then it would accord a factory to the English.
also Hanse, medieval European merchants' guild; see Hanseatic. A member was a Hansard (early 13c. as a surname).