May 24, 1420

“Order” of Duke Albrecht V [Present-day Austria]: “[…] all Jews living in the Duchy [of Austria] are to be thrown into prison as of today […]” [Researcher’s note: Albrecht also petitioned the Roman Emperor to exterminate all Jews of the empire by burning.]
Engelmann, Wilhelm: Das Judentum in Österreich und die böhmischen Unruhen. (“The Jewry in Austria and the bohemian Unrest”); (Leibzig; 1845); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani, 9/19/2017 ADD PAGE #