Apr. 20, 1542

“Decision” of the Cathedral Chapter (‘Domkapital’) [Present-day Germany]: “[…] to expel Jews entirely from the Stift* and where that is not possible, to make them wear a ring or sign on their clothes. […]” [Researcher’s note: *A Stift was an independent territory in the Holy Roman Empire.]
Die Juden in Franken. Ein unpartheiischer Beitrag zur Sitten- und Rechtsgeschichte Frankens von Dr. Ludwig Heffner, praktischer Arzt zu Würzburg, Konservater des historischen Vereins daselbst. Mit 29 Urkunden-Beilagen (Nürnberg; 1855); (Jews in Frankonia. An Non-Partisan Contribution Regarding the Moral and Legal History of Franconia by Dr. med. Ludwig Heffner, practical physician to Würzburg, Conservator of the Historical Association there (of the same city). With 29 [Official] Documents Attached.); (Nuremberg; 1855); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 3/24/2018