Sept. 29, 1316

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV [Present-day Germany]: “Louis, the Bavarian (‘Ludwig der Baier’) confirms via a writ to the citizens of [Schwäbisch-]Hall that they only need to pay homage to him on [St.] Martin’s Day of the following year and frees […] them of any taxes and services for two years and grants/transfers to them the use of the local Jews for one year […]” [Researcher’s note: The above is a translation of a German summary of the original old text which can be found in Stuttgart’s Stadtarchiv.]
Weller, Karl: Hohenlohisches Urkundenbuch. Im Auftrag des Gesammthauses der Fürsten zu Hohenlohe. Band II. 1311-1350. (‘Book-of-writs for Hohenlohe. Published on behalf of the entire house/line of the princes of Hohenlohe. Volume II. 1311-1350.); (Stuttgart; 1901); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/10/2020