Nov. 10, 1336

“Official Announcement” of Emperor Louis IV (Ludwig, the Bavarian) [Present-day Germany]: “We, Ludwig […] transfer the jurisdiction of Our Jews of Nuremberg, and of Rothenburg, and all those who are settled in-between, to the Burgrave Johann of Nuremberg. […]” [Researcher’s note: This meant that the Jews could be subjected to any number of taxes and regulations according to the needs of the burgrave and his dominion.]
Bamberg, StA, Brandenburg-Bayreuth, U 187, Orig. (“Bamberg City Archive, Brandenburg-Bayreuth, U 187, Orig[inal”); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 2/28/201