May 1, 1786

Ordinance, issued by the government of the Kingdom of Bohemia [Present-day Czech Republic]: “In the future, no Jew is to be awarded a wedding license, unless he can properly document the regular education received at a normal school; in addition, all Jews below the age of sixteen shall be directed toward this kind of school attendance.”
Jaksch, Peter Karl (Ed.). Gesetzeslexikon im Geistlichen, Religions- und Toleranzfache, wie auch in Güter- Stiftungs- Studien- und Zensurssachen für das Königreich Böhmen von 1601 bis Ende 1800. Zweiter Band von E – H (Encyclopedia of Spiritual, Religious and Tolerance Laws, as well as Matters of Goods, Foundations, Education and Censorship, for the Kingdom of Bohemia, from 1601 until the End of 1800. Volume II from E – H]. Government Printing Office: Prague, 1828. Page 56.) Researched by Dominik Jacobs 2/20/2020