By Zhang Xiping
This booklet is edited by means of researchers from examine middle of out of the country Sinology of Beijing international reports college. it's the first textbook in China to focus on heritage of Western Sinology. This e-book is either educational and inventive, and it includes complete examine of Western Sinology.
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Civil war broke out. In March, Christian's uncle, Duke Frederik of Holstein-Gottorp, was formally elected king. Christian fled to Holland in April. He made a disastrous attempt to invade Denmark in 1531 and was imprisoned by Frederik. Frederik died two years later. Civil war broke out again, lasting until the triumphant entry into Copenhagen in 1536 of his eldest son, Christian III, a convinced Lutheran whose victory assured the success of the Reformation in Denmark. In 1537 Christian III abolished the office of archbishop and took over the governance of the church.
The records are poor before the end of the sixteenth century, and not always definite afterwards, but it seems likely that of the Faroes' seven "priests" (prestar), as they are still called, three were Danes in 1590, four in 1620, and five in 1660 (0ssursson 1963). Thereafter, many were second-generation Faroese, sons following their fathers' calling. Of course the Faroese Reformation was no more simply an ecclesiastical event than the Danish Reformation was. Among other things, it had profound linguistic consequences.
30 NORSE SETTLEMENT TO DANISH MONOPOLY British fishermen evidently began to fish heavily in Faroese waters whenever there was good fishing in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. In 1617, a good fishing year, for once, the Legting complained to Christian IV that for the past two or three years, "a great crowd of Scottish ships" had gathered "under Your Grace's land and islands and with their small ships sailor row through the land and into all the fjords and harbors, fish and harrow within the fjords and outside them the poor livelihood which we poor folk with our small boats are able to attend to in such places just as on all our fishing hills and banks (fiskeklakke og grunde).
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