May 2, 1349

“Official Document” issued by Margrave Fredrick/Friedrich addressed to the [City] Council of Nordhausen [Present-day Germany]: “[… we have commanded] the Jews to be burned (‘burnen’) in all of our lands for the great evil that they have committed against the Christians by poisoning the wells […] the people of Nordhausen may now do the same. […]”
Neue Mittheilungen aus dem Gebiet historisch-antiquarischer Forschung. Herausgegeben von dem Thüringisch-Sächsischen Verein für die Erforschung des vaterländischen Altertums und Erhaltung seiner Denkmale. Elfter Band. (“New Announcements from the Field of Historical-Antiquarian Research. Published by the Thuringian-Saxonian Association for the Study of Patriotic Antiquity and the Preservation of its Monuments. Eleventh Volume.”);(Halle, 1865); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 3/28/2018