Jan. 9, 1315

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor Louis (the Bavarian) IV [Present-day Germany]: “We, Louis (‘Ludowig’), Roman King by the grace of God […] announce to all who see, hear, or read this letter [that we permit …] the citizens of Worms to take/raise 300 Pound (‘Pfund’) Heller annually from the Jews as long as we live as compensation for the expenses they have accrued from the empire […]”
Moritz, Johann Friedrich: Historisch-Diplomatische Abhandlung ([der] Freie Reichs-Stadt Worms. (Historical-Diplomatic Treatise ([of] the Free Imperial City of Worms.); (Frankfurt/Leipzig; 1756); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/10/2020