May 19, 1343

“Special Taxation of Jews” issued by Markgrave Ludwig/Louis I (the Elder) of Brandenburg [Present-day Germany; Margraviate of Brandenburg]: “[We] Ludowicus/Ludwig/Louis, by the Grace of God, […] to all Jews of the City of Printzlaw and Pozewalk […] you are bound to give us a contribution of ten silver Marks on the day of the feast of St. Martin’s […].”
Wien, HHStA (Vienna, HH City Archive), Handschriften Blau (Handwritten documents blue) 126, fol. ad 16, Nr./No. 62, Abschr. (Registereintrag/Register entry), Latin. Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 3/1/2017