Aug. 9, 1323

“Royal Announcement” issued by Emperor Louis IV (Ludwig, the Bavarian) [Present-day Germany]: “We, Louis/Ludwig, Roman Emperor by the grace of God, […] especially reserve the Jews of the same city [of Nordhause] as our chamber servants [to ourselves] […]”
Nordhausen, StadtA, 1.1 Urkunden, I A Nr. 11, Orig., lat. (“Nordhausen, City Archive, 1.1 Documents, I A No. 11, Orig[inal], Latin”); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 3/31/2018