May 31, 1338

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV [Present-day Germany]: “Louis, the Bavarian (‘Ludwig der Baier’) informs the council of Worms that the Jews of that city were bound by the agreement to pay the sum of 2,000 Gulden toward the king’s contemplated expedition against France, and that, if necessary, force might be employed in collecting this sum.”
Jewish Encyclopedia. Worms. (; Accessed online; Researched by Ziba Shadjaani 8/3/2020