ca. 1579

“Expulsion of Jews” issued by Prince Peter Schiopul [Moldavia; Present-day Moldova, Romania, Ukraine] [Unconfirmed]

Commentary from other sources:
1) “In 1579, Prince Peter Schiopul (Peter the Lame) ill-treated Jews and expelled Polish born Jewish merchants from Moldavia.”

2) “On January 8, 1579, the sovereign of Moldavia, Peter Schiopul (Peter the Lame), ordered the banishment of the Jews on the grounds that they are ruining the merchants and had a total monopoly on Moldavian commerce.”
Kogan, Yefim: History of Jews in Bessarabia in the 15th to 19th Centuries; Geography, History, Social Status (2008)