Mar. 24, 1800

Ordinance #8565, issued by the government of the Kingdom of Bohemia [Present-day Czech Republic]: “Jews shall not be married by anyone but only their own county rabbi, or his deputy. In addition, the county rabbis are prohibited, under penalty of deportation, from uniting Jews with any bride other than the one named in the wedding license.”
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. Sechster Band von T – Z (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 VI, from T through Z). Government Printing Office: Prague, 1828. Page 164. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 3/2/2020