Jan. 26, 1591

“Ordinance” issued in the City of Frankfurt [Present-day Germany; Free Imperial City of Frankfurt]: “Jews may not hold/have mortgages; whatever may be acknowledged in court to be rightfully their property, they must sell to Christian citizens immediately and with [current] local taxation.”
Kurzer Abriss. Geschichte der Israeliten. Frankfurt a Main. (Short outline. History of the Israelis. Frankfurt a. Main); www.achive.org; Accessed online; Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 1/15/2020