Nov. 11, 1495

“National Ordinance” (‘Landesordnung’) issued by Duke Eberhard I of Württemberg [Duchy of Württemberg; Present-day Germany]: “[…] Similarly, no Jew shall be permitted to charge interests or [engage in] usury […] and also, no one [Christians] may lend/give or sell (‘Verschreibung oder Versetzung’) his immobile goods (‘liegenden gütter’) to the Jews [if one wishes] to avoid corporal punishment and fines (‘by vermydung Straff an leyb und gutt.’).”
Verhandlungen der Württembergischen Kammer der Abgeordneten in den Jahren 1862 bis 64. Amtlich Herausgegeben. Erster Beilagen-Band. Zweite Abtheilung. (“Hearing/Trials of the Chamber of Delegates/Deputies of Württemberg during the years 1862-42. Officially published. First Supplemental Volume. Second section.”); (Stuttgart; 1863); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 12/10/2018