Mar. 25, 1310

“Writ” of Lord Remund von Lichtenburg [Present-day Czech Republic]: “Redmund von Lichtenburg, Lord of half of the City of Havlickuv Brod* and his nephews Václav, Smil, and [Cenek] permit the citizens of Havlickuv Brod – because they have received 200 Mark from them – to fortify/secure the city; furthermore, they exempt the citizens of all taxes and liens as well as all tolls in Habern for 10 years; however, during this time, they are to [only] submit the annual taxes from the Jews.” [Researcher’s note: The above is a translation of a German summary of the original Latin text. *Until 1945, the city was known as [Nemecky] Brod which is the name used in the original text.]
Zur Geschichte der Juden in Böhmen, Mähren und Schlesien von 906 bis 1620. Herausgegeben von Gottlieb Bondy, em. Präsidenten der Handels- und Gewerbekammer in Prag. Zur Herausgabe vorbereitet und ergänzt von Franz Dworsky, em. Director des Landesarchives des Königreiches Böhmens. I. 1577 bis 1620. (Prag; 1906); (Regarding the history of Jews in Bohemia, Moravia, and Silesia from 906 to 1620. Published by Gottlieb Bondy, fo[rmer] President of the Trade and Commerce and Industry in Prague. Prepared for publication and supplemented by Franz Dworsky, fo[rmer] Director of the National Archives of the Kingdom of Bohemia. I. 1577 to 1620.) (Prague; 1906); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 12/4/2018