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1 0623  0658  Emipre of Samo  First Slavic State established. 
2 0833    GREAT MORAVIAN EMPIRE - Great Moravian Empire beginning. 
3 0863    Arrival of Slavic missionaries  Arrival of Slavic missionaries Constantine (later known as Cyril) and Methodius, introducing Greek Orthodox faith. 
4 0907    Destruction of the Great Moravian Empire  Destruction of the Great Moravian Empire by Magyars. 
5 0935    Saint Wenceslaus  In 935, 19 year old Knight Vaclav, Christian heir to the Bohemian throne, prince of the Premsylid family, was assassinated in Stara Boleslav, North of Prague on his step-brother Boleslav's orders. Later he was canonized as St. Wenceslaus, and became the patron saint of the Czech people. 
6 0962    Holy Roman Empire established  Holy Roman Empire established. 
7 1000    Iron plow invented  Iron plow invented in Lower Rhine region, resulting in increase in food production, leading to population growth and German emigration to the east, into Bohemia and Hungary, and to the Crusades. 
8 1031    Czech crown lands  Crown lands of Bohemia joined with the Margrave of Moravia; Bohemia and Moravia permanently joined together as the Czech crown lands. 
9 1085  1306  PREMYSL DYNASTY - II was granted the royal crown and became the first Czech King starting the Premyslid dynasty. 
10 1095  1291  Crusades  From 1095 to 1291 the Crusades take place - the goal is the liberation of Jerusalem and the Holy Land from the nonbelievers. 
11 1120    Premonstratensian / Norbertine order founded  The Order of Canons Regular of Premontre, also known as the Premonstratensians, the Norbertines or the White Canons (from the color of their habit). A religious order of Canons regular of the Catholic church founded in Premontre near Laon in northern France, by Norbert of Xanten (1080-1134). 
12 1130    Steinfeld Abbey (Premonstratensian / Norbertine Abbey)  The first monastic settlement at Steinfeld took place in about 1070, and the Premonstratensians settled here in 1130. It became an important monastery in the German Empire, and established a number of daughter houses across Europe, including Strahov Abbey in Prague. It was raised to the status of an abbey in 1184. Located near near Cologne, Germany in western Germany.,6.5630051,15z/data=!4m8!3m7!1s0x0:0x259e844d928d1f0a!5m2!4m1!1i2!8m2!3d50.5031875!4d6.5630051 
13 1139    Zeliv Monastery (Premonstratensian / Norbertine) - Kanonie Premonstratu v Zelive, Zeliv, Pelhrimov, Vysocina - Founded in the 12th Century by Premyslid Prince Sobeslav I and his wife Adelaide for the monks of Benedictine Order from abbey in Sazava, in 1149 replaced by Premonstratensians from Steinfeld in Rhineland. In 1420 and 1424 monastery was captured and destroyed by the Hussites. It was partially reconstructed. The owners of the domain, family Trcka, built new residence Trcka Castle in the precinct. The control of Premonstratensians was reinstated at the end of the 16th century. In 17th century, the monastery was rebuilt into the Barogue style and finished in 1688 by G A Maggi. After a fire in 1712 the buildings were reconstructed under the design of G Santini and the church was rebuilt in the Baroque Gothic style. In the beginning of the 20th century, the last modification of the monastery was in the Neo-Renaissance style. The central building is the Church of the Nativity of Virgin Mary. It adjoins with the originally Early-Baroque convent built between 1652 - 1688. The courtyard is enclosed between the former prelature (southern part) and Trcka's Castle with a tower (northern part). Not far from the monastery is located, the single-aisled Church of Saints Peter and Paul. It dates from the first half of the 12th century, between 1712 - 1719 it was renewed and then restored in 1930. During the communist era, till 1989, the monastery was first used in 1950 as in internment camp for priests and monks, and from 1957 - 1992 as a mental sanatorium. In May 1991 the Premonstratensians returned and reconstructed the monastery. Both churches and Trcka's Castle are open to the public. (VOPALENSKY family of village Dusejov and surrounding villages of Opatov, etc., all villages belonged to monastery until 15th century.) 
14 1193    Tepla Abbey (Premonstratensian / Norbertine Abbey)  Founded in 1193 by Hroznata, a Bohemian nobleman. The first monks came from the Premonstratensian (or Norbertine) abbey of Strahov in Prague, which was founded in 1140 with assistance from representatives from Steinfeld in the Rhine valley of present day Germany.


Hroznata married but lost his wife and young son at an early age. In place of a legal heir, he founded the monastery of Teplá in 1193. When the papal legate encouraged the knights to participate in the crusades, Hroznata promised to go to the Holy Land in order to liberate the holy places. He made the journey with the crusaders to Brindisi and passed through Rome, where the pope confirmed the foundation of Teplá. Since the crusade failed in 1197, the pope dispensed Hroznata from his vow concerning the crusades and encouraged him to found a sister monastery for Teplá. Together with his widowed sister he established a cloister for nuns in Chotesov in 1202.
Feeling a call to become a religious growing in his heart, Hroznata went to Rome and was vested by Pope Innocent III in the white habit of the order, becoming a lay brother in the monastery he had founded.  
15 1212    Golden Bull of Sicily  Holy Roman King Frederick II issued the Golden Bull of Sicily, which affirmed the Independence of the Bohemian Kingdom and established the hereditary and heraldic and title of King. German colonists are invited by the Bohemian King to settle in the Czech crown lands. 
16 1306    Premyslid dynasty ends  Premyslid dynasty ends with the death of King Wenceslaus III. 
17 1310  1437  LUXEMBOURG DYNASTY - Luxembourg Dynasty 
18 1335  1350  Black Death (Bubonic Plaque)  Black Death (Bubonic Plague) 50-75 percent of Europe's population is wiped out. Emigration to the east ceases for a long time. 
19 1346  1378  Charles IV  reign of Charles IV 
20 1415    Jan Hus died  6 Jul 1415, Czech reformer Jan Hus was burned at the stake in Constance (located in Switzerland). Jan Hus conducted sermons in Czech (so ordinary people could understand) about Catholic Church corruption. He preached against extreme wealth and hierarchical tendencies (the idea that nobles are better then common people). In 1402 is was put in charge of the Bethlehem Chapel in Prague (established in 1391). 
21 1419  1436  Hussite Revolution - Hussite Wars. The Hussites build a new fortified town at Tabor as their fortress headquarters. 
22 1458    King George of Podebrady elected  Hussites elect a Czech Protestant, George of Podebrady as the country's new king. 
23 1471  1526  JAGELLON DYNASTY - Jagellon Dynasty 
24 1492    Christopher Columbus  Christopher Columbus sails to North America. 
25 1526  1918  HABSBURG DYNASTY - Habsburg Dynasty - Czech lands became part of Hapsburg monarchy, Ferdinand I elected as Czech King. 
26 1531    Oldest Parish Book  1531 Oldest parish book in Pilsen State Regional Archives. 1558 Oldest parish book in Litomerice State Regional Archives. 1571 Oldest parish book in Land Archives in Opava. 1573 Oldest parish book in Prague State Regional Archives. 1579 Oldest parish book in Moravian Land Archives in Brno. 1584 Oldest parish book in Prague Municipal Archives. 1587 Oldest parish book in Trebon and Zamarsk State Regional Archives.  
27 1545  1563  Counil Of Trent  Roman Catholic Council of Trent, promted by the Protestant Reformation, lead to the reform of the Roman Catholic Church, and required all Catholic Churches in Europe to record baptisms and marriages. 
28 1594    Parish Tepla  Records start in 1594. 
29 1601  1848  Vetrny Jenikov estate - Vetrny Jenikov, Jihlava, Vysocina; dates beginning in 1226; in 1601 purchased with 22 surrounding villages from Trcku family by knight Mathias Stubik of Konigstejna (a patrician family from Jihlava). Stubik sold in 1619. Including villages of Zbinohy, Bukova, Mysletin, Vorlovy, Opatov, Polanky, Dudin, Simanov, Zbilidy, Sejdorf, Uhorilka, Usobi, Chyska. In 1719 purchased by knight Jan Minetti (Italian merchant). Built statue of Saint John of Nepomuk, and on pedastal is carved the crest of Minetti. In 1721 established quilds to uplift the status of local craftsmen. In 1838 purchased by Earl Rumerskirchu. Since abolition of serfs in 1848, known as Vetrny Jenikov estate. A market town with 6 annual fairs. Jenikov castle is now the seat of the Municipal Office. (VOPALENSKY family of village Dusejov and surrounding villages of Opatov, etc., all villages belonged to estate until 1848.) 
30 1614    The Ritual Romanorum  Roman Catholic Church Proclamation mandating recording in Catholic Churches of baptisms, marriages and deaths. 
31 1616    Parish Ovesne Kladruby (Habakladrau)  Parish records start in 1616. 
32 1618  1648  Thiry Years War  Thirty Years War begins with defenestration of Prague in 1618 and ends in 1648 with Treaty of Westphalia. About one third of the total Czech population died during this tragic time. During this war the population of Bohemia fell from three million to eight hundred thousand. Germany and Bohemia are devastated by warring factions and many church registers are lost. In 1618, local Bohemian Protestant nobles became enraged when Catholic King Ferdinand II reneged on promises of religious freedom. And they stormed Kradcany Castle and threw the 3 Catholic Habsburg regents (councilors who were opponents of the Reformation) out of a window in the castle in Prague, into the moat, thus triggering the Thirty Years' War. 
33 1619    King Frederick V elected  The Protestant Frederick V (elector palatine of the Rhine: is elected king by the rebellious Bohemian nobles. 
34 1620    Battle of Bila Hora (White Mountain)  The Czech Estates and people lost the battle (west of Prague) to the Imperial Austrian army and Catholic mercenaries who then forced most of the Czech nobility and educated classes to leave their country. The end of the brief reign of Frederick V in Bohemia. With Hapsburg support in Bohemia, the Catholics defeated the Protestants. 
35 1620    Mayflower  Mayflower compact establishing Plymouth Plantation Colony in Massachusetts, North America. 
36 1627    Parish Chvojnov  Chvojnov, Pelhrimov, Pelhrimov, Vysocina; (VOPALENSKY family of village Dusejov and surrounding villages of Opatov, etc. Records are in Church of Chvojnov parish for years books of 1627, 1653, 1667. Records are in Trebon archive. NEED TO LOCATE AND PROVIDE LINK.) 
37 1634    Parish Pistov (Pistau)  Records start in 1634. 
38 1645    Treaty of Linz  Treaty of Linz, recognition of four religions: Catholicism, Lutheranism, Calvinish, and Unitarianism. 
39 1648    Parish Mnichov (Einsiedl)  Records start in 1648. 
40 1651    Soupis Poddanych Podle Viry Z Roku 1651  Register of Subjects According To Their Religion: A list of Catholics and of those who thought they might become Catholic, after the Thirty Years War (VOPALENSKY in in Vetrny Jenikov estate). Records in Prague archive. Books published. 
41 1654    Berni Rula 1654  Berni Rula - Land Registration for Taxation. A General Register To All Volumes (published and heretofore unpublished) of the tax rolls from the year 1654 supplemented (where tax rolls were not preserved) with censuses of serfs from the year 1651. Volume 1 A-L and Volume 2 M-Z. Records in Prague archive. Books published. First registry of Roll of Assessment in Bohemia. 
42 1656    Hide Registry  First Hide Registry assessment in Moravia began and ended in 1657. 
43 1657    Revizitace Berni Ruly  1657; Records in Prague archive. Books published. 
44 1669    Hide Registry  Second Hide Registry assesssment in Moravia began and ended in 1679. 
45 1680    Feudal labour laws demand corvee  Feudal labour laws demanding corvee (compulsory unpaid labour) are imposed by the Habsburgs on the Czech peasants of Bohemia. 
46 1683    Moravia plundered by Turkish armies  Vienna was surrounded by Turkish armies, and Moravia was plundered before they were forced back to the Balkans. 
47 1684    Second Roll of Assessment  Second Roll of Assessment in Bohemia. 
48 1703    First Czech Census  First Czech Census 
49 1720    Military Map - Muller's Map  1720 Bohemia and 1716 Moravia; Bohemia map no. 19 for VOPALENSKY family of Dusejov (Tuschegow) at: 
50 1730    Church Registration  Catholic Priests ordered to record non-Catholics in the Catholic church registers. 

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