Feb. 15, 1554

“Decision” of the [City] Council of Münster [Prince-Bishopric of Münster; Present-day Germany]: “[…] It is to be announced to the Jews by the messenger-meisters (‘Bottmeistere’), that they are to finalize all of their doings and businesses dealings […] and bring them to an end by the following Monday […] and to never be seen in the city again […]”
Westfalia Judaica III. Quellen und Regesten zur Geschichte der Juden in der Stadt Münster 1530-1650/1662. Herausgegeben von Diethard Aschoff. Institutum Judaicum Delitzschianum der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Band 3.1. (“Jewish Westfalia III. Sources and Regests Regarding the History of Jews in the City of Münster 1530-1650/1662. Edited by Diethard Aschoff. Institutum Judaicum Delitzschianum at the Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Westphalia.”); (Münster; 2000); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 10/18/2018 ADD PAGE #