Aug. 24, 1542

“Order” of King Ferdinand I [Present-day Czech Republic, Poland etc.; Kingdom of Bohemia/Hungary]: “King Ferdinand [I] orders the Bishop of Wroclaw to negotiate with the territorial estates (‘Stände’)* in Opole (‘Oppeln’) and Raciborz (‘Ratibor’) as to the amount of money they wish to pay annually to the royal Bohemian chamber for the requested expulsion of the Jews.” [Researcher’s note: The above is a translation of a summary of the original 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 6/23/2019