Mar. 22, 1455

“Writ” of King Ladislaus (the Posthumous) [Present-day Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland]: “We, Ladislaus, King of Hungary, Bohemia, Dalmatia, Croatia, by the grace of God, […] Duke of Austria and Margrave of Moravia, vow and announce herewith, […] that we have freed the citizens and residents of the city of Brno – who have fallen into deep debt because of the Jews and have often pleaded with us — of any debt which they may still owe to the aforementioned Jews […] and grant them the power […] with this letter to not only withhold the money they borrowed, but also any interests [they may owe…].”
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 Landesarchivs des Königreiches Böhmens. I. 906 bis 1576. (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. 906 to 1576.); (Prague; 1906); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 5/15/2019