Nov. 3, 1347

“Royal Announcement” issued by King Carl IV (“Karl”) [Present-day Germany]: “We, […] give the duke Fredrick von Teck (‘Friedrich von Tecken’) for his proven [past] and future service (the use of) the [office of the] bailiff (‘Landvogtei’) of Our empire and the land of Frankonia with all its rights, taxes, and Jews and everything that is part of it/belongs to it (‘und allem dem, das darczu gehort’) […]”
Nürnberg, StA, Reichsstadt Rothenburg, MA U 300, Orig., dt., Perg. (“Nuremberg City Archive, Imperial City of Rothenburg, MA U 300, Orig[inal], German, [on] parchment paper”); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 3/2/2018