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Jews Expelled From Carinthia Austria

Emperor Maximilian I
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Jews are are ordered to leave Carinthia, Austria, within six months by Emperor Maximilian I.

The government of Carinthia has demanded the move, but Maximilian I first requires that the government pay 4,000 florins to compensate him for the loss of revenue once the Jews leave.

In the actual decree, the reason Maximilian I offers for expelling the Jews is because they

"[have] repeatedly insulted and desecrated the holy sacrament, tortured and killed Christian children and used their blood for hidden, damnable purposes, and with falsified letters, seals, and otherwise having cheated people, and impoverished and ruined many noble and other families..."

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