Jun. 3, 1425

“Sedes apostolica” (papal bull) issued by Pope Martin V [Papal States; Present-day Vatican City, Italy, France]: “[…] 3) Jews in Caffa and Canna, as well as others in overseas lands of the Orient, who sell Greek baptized Christians as slaves to the unfaithful/unbelievers – the so-called Saracens – are to face confiscation of their entire assets/wealth in order to buy out the prisoners and possibly for the maintenance of churches and hospitals and for the defense of the Catholic faith. […]”
System des Katholischen Kirchenrechts mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Deutschland von Dr. Paul Hinschius, Ordentlichem Professor der Rechte an der Universität Berlin. Fünfter Band; Abteilung I; (Systems of Catholic Church Laws, Especially in Regards to Germany by Paul Hinschius, PhD, Decorated Professor of Law matte University of Berlin), (Berlin; 1893); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 5/31/2018