Apr. 23, 1295

“Official Land Registration Book of Cologne” [Present-day Germany; Electorate of Cologne]: “[…] The masters/heads of the Jews of Cologne (‘magistri iudei Colonie’) have transferred ownership of the front-half of the house ‘Nichol’ […] to Franco of Cornu and his wife Richmudis […] under the condition that the Jews are to be responsible to pay the estate tax on the entire house. If they (the Jews) fail to make the payment to the aforementioned Franco or his heirs and they suffer damages because of this, the damages are to be settled by all the Jews who live in Cologne and their goods. […]”
Köln, HAStadt, Best. 101, Nr. 103, fol. 18r, Orig., lat., Perg. (“Cologne, Main Archive of the City, Best. 101, No. 103, fol. 18r, Orig[inal, Latin, [on] Parchment Paper.”); Researched by Ziba Shadjaani 5/13/2017