Oct. 28, 1336

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV [Present-day Germany]: “Louis (‘Ludwig’), the Bavarian, commands that no one [settled] in [Bad] Mergentheim is to be approached nor receive any claim (restitution) for their wrongdoings against his chamber-servants, the Jews, [and reserves himself the right to make final decisions on the matter …]” [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 Stuttgart, 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