Hermann Claholt

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Hermann Claholt (* in Münster ; † Trinity 1498 in Lübeck ) was councilor of the Hanseatic city of Lübeck.


The merchant Hermann Claholt was after the death of the merchant Heinrich Greverade († 1468) together with the uncle Heinrich Greverade of the same name until the age of majority on September 19, 1477 guardian of the brothers Adolf and Heinrich Greverade († 1500). He was elected to the Lübeck Council in 1484 and lived in the house at Königstrasse 38 in Lübeck . On 7 March 1491 he sold together with Heinrich Greverade († 1500) and Johann van der Lucht Adolf Greverade one inherited from his mother Elke Wind Greverade († 1491) annual Eternally pension from Brenke Hagen for 600 Luebeck marks . His coat of arms is handed down in the Lübeck citizens' seals .

Claholt was married to Windelke Greverade, daughter of the businessman Heinrich Greverade († 1468) and his wife Wendula / Windelke von Pale. The daughter Anna Claholt († January 14, 1510) was the second wife of Godart Wigerinck . The daughter Wendula was the first wife of the Lübeck mayor Gotthard III. from Hoeveln .


  • Emil Ferdinand Fehling : Lübeck Council Line , Lübeck 1925, No. 569
  • Antjekathrin Graßmann : Social advancement around 1500 in Lübeck. In: Social advancement. Functional elites in the late Middle Ages and early modern times. (Büdinger research on social history) Munich 2002 ISBN 9783486566123 , pp. 97–111

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Entry in the finding aid of the archive of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck