May 30, 1331

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV [Present-day Germany]: “We, Louis (‘Ludowig’), Roman Emperor by the grace of God […] announce publicly with this public letter that we have bestowed upon our dear loyal nobleman Ludwig [XI], the old Duke of Oettingen mighty grace [… in that he should have/own] all Jews who are currently there or will settle [there] in the future, [and] that he should use and enjoy (‘niezzen’) them will all the rights [inherently given for this purpose…] until this [permission] is revoked by Us via a mandate […]”
Neue historische Abhandlungen der Bairischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Erster Band. (München; 1779); (New historical treatise of the Bavarian Academie of Sciences. First Volume; (Munich; 1779.); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/20/2020