May 5, 1287

Writ issued by Rudolf I [Present-day Germany]: “Rudolf promises Gerlach von Limburg 300 Mark silver as Burgmann* of Kalsmunt and pledges the Jews of Limburg to him until [this sum] is paid off.” [Researcher’s note: *A Burgmann (literally: man-of-the-castle) was a title of nobility. The above a translation of a German summary of the original Latin text both of which can be found in the cited source.]
Ficker, Julius (Prof.): Die Überreste des Deutschen Reichs-Archivs zu Pisa. (Wien; 1855); (The remains of the German imperial archive in Pisa.); (Vienna; 1855); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 6/29/2020