Deutsche Chronik vom livländischen Orden der Schwertbrüder und der Brüder des Deutschen Hauses zu Jerusalem
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After 1549. Prussia. Order chronicle in Early Modern (High) German.

This text lists each of the Masters of the Sword Brothers and of the Livonian branch of the Teutonic Order from 1235 until 1549. Each Master is described in a short paragraph which variously mentions the wars they fought, the castles they built, their dealings with the local church and how long they held office. The author has not been identified. On the basis of textual evidence it is likely that he was a cleric. While he comments appro…

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Fischer, Mary, “Deutsche Chronik vom livländischen Orden der Schwertbrüder und der Brüder des Deutschen Hauses zu Jerusalem”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001412>
First published online: 2016



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