Sept. 15, 1389

“Writ” of King Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia [Present-day Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, etc.; Kingdom of Bohemia]: “Wenceslaus IV, King of Bohemia, orders all burggraves, castellans, mayors, judges, councilmen, judges/aldermen, communities in the cities of Bohemia [… furthermore] to collect – if necessary through the use of their own means – and to prompt Jews who live in those cities and towns to exact an appropriate amount from each in order to submit the sum of money to him (the King) without delay.”
Zur Geschichte der Juden in Böhmen, Mähren und Schlesien von 906 bis 1620. Herausgegeben von Gottlieb Bondy, em. Präsidenten der Handels – und Gewerbekammer in Prag. Zur Herausgabe vorbereitet und ergänzt von Franz Dworsky, em. Director des Landesarchives des Königreiches Böhmens. I. 1577 bis 1620. (Prag; 1906); (Regarding the history of Jews in Bohemia, Moravia, and Silesia from 906 to 1620. Published by Gottlieb Bondy, fo[rmer] President of the Trade and Commerce and Industry in Prague. Prepared for publication and supplemented by Franz Dworsky, fo[rmer] Director of the National Archives of the Kingdom of Bohemia. I. 1577 to 1620.); (Prague; 1906); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 5/11/2019