- Lit. 'guild hall of the Teutons'. The guild and the hall of German merchants in London during the 13c. -Cf. Hanse
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Hanseatic League — [the Hanse] The commercial and political league, established in the 1240s, of north German towns, centred round Lubeck from the 13c. The London Hanse had a fortified hall and wharf on the Thames (it was known later as the Stahlhof, the Steelyard … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases