Sept. 2, 1310

“Order” of King Henry (“Heinrich”) VII [Present-day Germany; Luxembourg]: “King Henry VII of Luxembourg authorizes Archbishop Henry (‘Heinrich’) of Cologne, to release/repurchase the city of Dortmund along with the empire’s office of the mayor and the Jews as well as the empire’s courts (‘Reichshöfe’) Westhofen and Elmenhorst, which were previously leased out […] by Duke Eberhard von der Mark, from him (‘his hands’) and to utilize these feif’s of the empire for his own benefit.”
Köln, HAStadt, Best. 210, U 1/830, Orig., lat. Perg. (“Cologne, Main City Archive, Best. 210, U 1/830, Orig[inal], Latin, [on] Parchment Paper”); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani, 9/17/2017