Jun. 27, 1324

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV [Present-day Germany]: “We, Louis (‘Ludowich’), Roman king by the grace of God […] announce to all who see or hear [or] read this letter that we have bestowed grace upon the noblemen Johann and Gotfrieden, brother-dukes of Fürstenberg, our dear faithful, for the services/aids they have rendered to us, the use of our Jews in Villingen-[Schwenningen] (‘Vylinge’), who are currently residing there and those who will come [there] in the future [… until we or our heirs revoke this permission … for 50 Mark silver …].”
Fürstenbergisches Urkundenbuch. II. Band. Quellen zur Geschichte der Grafen von Fürstenburg vom Jahre 1300-1399. Bearbeitet von Dr. Sigmund Riezler, Fürstl. Archivrath. (Fürstenburger book-of-writs. II. Volume. Sources regarding the history of the Dukes of Fürstenburg from 1300-1399. Edited by Sigmund Riezler, princely archiv-council.); (Tübingen; 1877); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/20/2020