IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1224: Stabilization and Reform: Law and Order in Medieval Prussia

Wednesday 8 July 2015, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Uniwersytet Gdański
Organiser:Aleksandra Girsztowt, Zakład Historii Powszechnej Średniowiecza, Uniwersytet Gdański
Moderator/Chair:Beata Możejko, Zakład Historii Średniowiecza Polski i Nauk Pomocniczych Historii, Uniwersytet Gdański
Paper 1224-aDevelopment of Law in Teutonic Order State in Prussia
(Language: English)
Piotr Kitowski, Katedra Historii Prawa, Uniwersytet Gdański
Index terms: Law, Local History, Social History
Paper 1224-bRenewal or Continuation: Craft Guilds after the Decline of Teutonic Order State
(Language: English)
Aleksandra Girsztowt, Zakład Historii Powszechnej Średniowiecza, Uniwersytet Gdański
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Urban, Local History
Paper 1224-cReform of the Shipmaster Position in the 15th-16th Centuries according to the Merchant Fleet
(Language: English)
Paweł Sadłoń, Zakład Historii Średniowiecza Polski i Nauk Pomocniczych Historii, Uniwersytet Gdański
Index terms: Maritime and Naval Studies, Social History
Abstract

This session focus on different aspects of reform of law in the medieval Prussia. First paper contains analysis of changes emerged in former Order State Law in late Medieval and Early Modern Period. It shows the changes from the historical and legal point of view, on the background of other European countries. The main point of the second paper is question of reforms (or lack of them) in craft guilds in capital city of Teutonic Order State. Third paper discuss the question of shipmasters. They played very important role in the maritime trade. Their leading position changed during the15th and 16th century and strenghted as the Gdańsk show us in example.