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Syria Expels the Jews

Emperor Maximilian I
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Jews are expelled from Styria, Austria, by Emperor Maximilian I. The government of Styria has demanded the move, but Maximilian I first requires that the government pay 38,000 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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