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Narratio de occupatione Gotlandiae per Ordinem Theutonicum
(434 words)

(Account of the occupation of Gotland by the Teutonic Order)

ca. 1398-1401. Prussia. A historical narrative in German. The editor’s heading in the Koppmann edition is: Parteischrift des Hochmeisters, enthaltend die Verteidigung seines Rechtes auf Gothland.

The Narratio is an account of and justification for the conquest of Gotland by the Teutonic Order in 1398. It was probably written for the Grand Master Conrad von Jüngingen and is thought to have been read aloud to an assembly of princes and envoys at an assembly in Lund, Sweden on the 8th of September, 1401. The manuscript collec…

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Fischer, Mary, “Narratio de occupatione Gotlandiae per Ordinem Theutonicum”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 18 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001414>
First published online: 2016

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