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Manasse de Versoul, alias: Rabbi Samuel Spira Menassier, son of Heliot de Versoul and N.N. to:
1) bat Manasse de Versoul to:
Samuel Sira Speyer, birth 1320, son of Jochanan Ashkenazi and N.N.
2) bat Manasse de Vessoul, birth 1325, died 1387 to:
Shlomo Shapiro of Heilbron, birth VR 1320, son of Raw Shmuel Shapiro and Miriam Treves
In the Landau Residence Privilege of 1427, which she obtained for her son and his wife and children, her name is clearly stated to have been Vergentlin, and not, as frequently assumed, Miriam. Vergentlin is the vernacular equivalent for the Hebre w name Chana.

[Dr. Jacobi, "The Historicity of the RaSHI Descent", Avotaynu Vol VI No1 p25]
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