The History of Leith

April 21, 2005

The Hanseatic League and Trade

Merchants of the Hanseatic League
Thoughout the Middle Ages Leith traded with the Hanseatic League who were the German City States on the Baltic. This pictures shows merchants of the League.

Rich Merchants of Bruges 14th century
Rich merchants of Bruges. Leith also traded with the low countries throughout the Middle Ages.

Banking in the 15th century
Banking at Bruges in the 15th century

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