Feb. 2, 1331

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV [Present-day Germany]: “We, Louis (‘Ludewig’), Roman Emperor by the grace of God […] announce publicly with his letter that we give […] Ruprecht, the Inn-keeper of Schweinsberg (‘Schenken von Schvveinsperg’), our loyal and fine heir for the service which he has bestowed upon the empire and will in the future, permission to keep four Jews in the city of Schweinsberg with all the [inherent] rights and uses until we or one of our successors rescind [this privilege …]”
Kuchenbecker, Joh. Phil.: Analecta Hassiaca. Collectio I. (Marburg; MDCCXXVIII); (Annals of Hesse. Volume I.) (Marburg; 1728); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 8/3/2020