Jan. 18, 1292

“Official Document” issued by the Abby of Essen [Present-day Germany; Imperial Abby of the Holy Roman Empire]: “[…] deaconess and the chapter of the Abby of Essen transfer the Vogtei* of the Abby of Essen to Count Eberhard [II. von der Mark] as long as he lives. […] The rights over the court, the money, and the Jews of Essen are reserved without prejudice to the Abbess. […]” [Researcher’s note: A “Vogtei” is the territory of the Vogt. (‘regimine et tutela advocatie ecclesie nostre’)]
Duisburg, LA, Essen, Stift, Urkunden, Nr. 126, Orig., lat., Perg. (Duisburg, LA [Land-Archive], Essen, Abby, Certifcates/Official Document, No. 126, Orig[inal], Latin, [on] Parchment Paper); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/10/2017