Oct. 31, 1347

“Order” issued by Roman Emperor Karl IV (Charles IV) [Present-day Germany; Free Imperial City of Nuremberg]: “[…] the Earls (Burggrafen) Johann and Abrecht, their heirs, and their independent debtors and citizens are exonerated of all debts owed to any and all of Our Jews who live in our Kingdom/domain whether permanently or temporarily, or who reside under someone else(‘s jurisdiction) […] and especially [debts owed to] those Jews whose life and property belong to Our chamber and who are under Our power and jurisdiction. […].”
Bamberg, State Archive, BBU 251, Original; Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 2/22/2017