Sept. 20, 1308

Writ of Henry VII of Luxemburg [Present-day Germany]: “Henry VII of Luxemburg promises […] that in case that he is elected Roman King, he will [grant/give] Archbishop Henry II of Cologne – among other things, the Jews of Dortmund as well as ownership of all escort [fees] from the Jews in the entire diocese.” [Researcher’s note: The above is a translation of a summary of the original Latin text which can be found in Lacomblet’s Urkundenbuch für die Geschichte des Niederrheins (Book-of-writs regarding the history of the Lower-Rhine; Volume III).]
Regesten zur Geschichte der Juden in Deutschland während des Mittelalters. Bearbeitet von Dr. M. Wiener. Erster Teil. (Regesta regarding the history of Jews in Germany during the Middle Ages. Edited by M[eir] Wiener, PhD. First Part.); (Hannover; 1862); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/7/2020