Jul. 8, 1277

Decree by King Rudolf I, Duke of Austria and Styria, for the City of Laa an der Thaya [Present-day Austria]: “[…] 4. Moreover, we decree and proclaim that any Jew residing in the town, as well as any other Jews, may not hold any public office, but instead, as has been the custom, be excluded from public service.”
Brugger, Eveline & Wiedl, Birgit. Regesten zur Geschichte der Juden in Österreich im Mittelalter. Band 1: Von den Anfängen bis 1338 (Regests on the History of the Jews in Austria during the Middle Ages. Volume 1: From the Beginnings to 1338). Studienverlag: Innsbruck, Austria, 2005. Page 74. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 9/8/2019