Feb. 5, 1343

Order issued by Ludwig the Bavarian [Germany]: “[…]We confide with this letter that we relieve Johann Burggraf and his heirs from all his debts. […] For the above-mentioned Jews, as well as other Jews, belong to us and the kingdom. And we can do with their lives and property what we want and whatever we wish.”
Spiess, Philipp, Archivische Nebenarbeiten und Nachrichten vermischten Inhalts mit Urkunden 1, 1783, page 118f, Accessed online; Translated by Franziska Wagener 3/2/2016