Sept. 17, 1277

“Order” of Archbishop Werner of Mainz [Present-day Germany; Free Imperial City of Mainz/Electorate of Mainz]: “[…We] Archbishop of Mainz and Arch-Chancellor of the Holy Empire of Germany, […] beseech Our Jews of Mainz to pay Our nobleman John (‘Iohannem’) Count of Sponheim (‘Spanheym’) 400 Mark of Cologne Pennies […] of which 100 Mark are to be paid to him on the next Bartholomew Day [August 24] and an additional 100 Mark on February 2 (‘Lichtmesstag’) and the remaining amount […] on the same days next year. […]”
Karlsruhe, GLA, 67/1340, fol. 387r, Abschr. (nach 1438), lat., Papier (“Karlsruhe, Generallandesarchiv, 67/1340, fol. 387r, Copy (after 1438), Latin, [on] Paper”); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 6/14/2017