Apr. 29, 1510

“Mandate” of Emperor Maximilian I and addressed to the Jews of the County (‘Grafschaft’) of Oettingen [Present-day Germany; County of Oettingen; Holy Roman Empire]: “We, Maximilian, by the grace of God, elected Roman Emperor […] let it be known to the Jewish community with this imperial letter […] that no Jew shall be admitted [permitted to settle] within two miles of Nördlingen in the County of Oettingen […] or be fined twenty Mark of soldered gold to be paid to Our imperial chamber […] and that you move out with your possessions from the County of Oettingen by St. Michael’s Day […] and to no longer be seen there anymore […] if you wish to remain in our grace/mercy […]”
Des Reichs-Stättischen Hand-Buchs. Zweyter Theil. (Hand-book of the Imperial Cities. Second part.); (Tübingen; 1733); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 5/8/2020 ADD PAGE #