Feb. 11, 1507

“Order” of John of Seinberg and Kost, High Chamberlain of the Kingdom of Bohemia for Mladá Boleslav (Jungbunzlau) [Present-day Czech Republic; Kingdom of Bohemia]: “[…] Jews may not lend money to others without the permission of the lords/local authorities [and] all loans must be entered in the [local] registry […] no Jew may charge more than three groschen for each Schock groschen in interest per week [… Jews] may not house/lodge a foreign Jew without the permission of the lords/local authorities nor pursue a trade or a craft in any other way than which has been permitted to them. […]” [Researcher’s note: The above is a translation of a German summary of the original Czech text both of which can be found in the cited source.]
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 5/31/2019 ADD PAGE #