Dec. 8, 1338

“Mandate” of Archbishop Henry (Heinrich) of Mainz [Present-day Germany; Free Imperial City of Mainz/Electorate of Mainz]: “We, Heinrich (Henry), Archbishop of Mainz by the grace of God, and Arch-Chancellor of the Holy Roman Empire, announce to those who see or hear [or] read this letter, that we want to bestowed a special grace upon our citizens of Miltenberg, and that we do not want any Jew who live here or anywhere else in our domain to asks/requests/collect debt which he has previously given up/renounced while being beaten/hit. […] This we certify with this letter, sealed with our seal, which is issued in Aschaffenburg […].”
Amorbach, Fürstlich Leiningensches Archiv, Urk. 1338 Dezember 8, Orig., dt., Perg. (“Amorbach, Princely Leningen Archives, [Official] Document 1338 December 8, Orig[inal], German, [on] Parchment Paper”); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 6/22/2017