Oct. 21, 1726

“Ordinance” issued by the Bohemian Government [Present-day Czech Republic; Kingdom of Bohemia/House of Habsburg]: “[…] from the day of the publication of this law: 1) all married or widower Jews who have children are to be considered the head of the household, [a spot] which is to be reserved to just one person/inhabitant (‘pro Incola’) and only this person is permitted to get married, 2) all other sons are instructed to settle outside of the country; 3) this order/ordinance applied also to those sons whose fathers have died. 4) Families which consist of just daughters are to be considered extinct. 5) Jews who violate this law are to be expelled from the country. Authorities who permit more than one son [per family] to marry are to be fined 1000 Ducats. […]”
Politischer Codex, oder wesentliche Darstellung sämmtlicher, die k. k. Staaten betreffenden Gesetze und Anordnungen im politischen Fache. Praktisch bearbeitet von Ingaz de Luca, k. k. Rath und Professor. Dritter Band. (Wien; 1789); (Political codex or essential listing of all relevant laws and ordinances within the r[oyal] i[imperial] states/territories in the political field. Effectively edited by Ignaz de Luca, r[oyal] i[imperial] counsel and professor. Third Volume.); (Vienna; 1789); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 8/3/2019 ADD PAGE #