Jan. 17, 1340

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor, Louis IV [Present-day Hungary] [Provisional]“Emperor Louis forgives/absolves the Cistercian cloister in Waldsassen of all of their debts which they owed to the Jews near/at Eger.” [Researcher’s note: The above is a translation of a German summary of a copy of the original Latin text, which has been lost. However, the pertinent excerpts were discovered in a book from the 15th Century, and can also be found in the cited source. Experts place the date of this writ somewhere between January 17 and November 24.]
Regesta Imperii. Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz. [RI VII] Ludwig der Bayer (1314-1347) – [RI VII] H. 9 (Academie for the Sciences and Literature of Mainz. [RI VII] Louis, the Bavaria (1314-1347) – [RI VII] H. 9); http://www.regesta-imperii.de; Accessed online; Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 8/17/2020