ca. 1254 C.E.

“Regulations of Ottocar” (“Codex Juris Municipiorum”) issued by Ottocar [Present-day Czech Republic] [Provisional]: “[…] 1) Jews may take interest at a rate of 5 pfennig in the mark, 6 pfennig in the pound, and 1 pfennig in 30. 2) When a Jew is a plaintiff against a Christian, he must produce Christian as well as Jewish witnesses, and vice versa. 3) A Jew found with an unmarried Christian woman shall be sentenced to death. 4) A Jew found with a married Christian woman shall be sentenced to death. 5) Blood-stained garments may not be taken in pledge. 6) A Christian killing a Jew shall be sentenced to death. 7) A Jew taking an ecclesiastical vessel in pledge shall surrender it on demand without reimbursement. 8) A Jew called upon to take an oath in a lawsuit concerning a Christian shall swear by the Pentateuch. […]” [Researcher’s note: Charles IV confirmed Ottocar’s regulations in 1356 and King Wenceslaus IV renewed them in 1393.]
The Jewish Encyclopedia: The History, Religion Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People From the Earliest Times to the Present Day; edited by Isidore Singer; New York/London; Researched by Ziba Shadjaani 1/30/2018