May 30, 1336

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV [Present-day Germany, Austria]: “Louis, the Bavarian, prescribes/gives the to the noblemen Gottfried, Counts of Sayn (‘Sain’), Gerlach von Isenburg, Wilhelm von Braunsberg, and Johann, the Burgrave of Rinegg half of the Jews in Limburg in exchange for the 6000 Pound (‘Pfund’), which he owes to them for the services they have rendered to him.” [Researcher’s note: The above is a translation of a German summary of the original old text, which is located in the City Archiv of Idstein, Germany.]
Regesten zur Geschichte der Juden in Deutschland während des Mittelalters. Bearbeitet von Dr. M. Wiener. Erster Teil. (Regesta regarding the history of Jews in Germany during the Middle Ages. First Part.); (Hannover; 1862); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 8/17/2020