A coat-of-arms was given to the inhabitants by Ladislaus for their courage during the storming of Milan; and the place is mentioned as a royal town under Ottokar II.
The connexion with the Ottokar grotto was established in 1890.
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In 1265 Ottokar II.
It was made a city by Ottokar II.
Augustus, Konig von Bayern and das Zeitalter der Wiedergeburt der Kiinste (1869; 2nd ed., 1903); Ottokar Lorenz, Drei Bucher Geschichte (1876; 2nd ed., 1879); K.
The new town was founded by Ottokar II., who settled many Germans in it and gave it many privileges.
von Zeissberg, Ueber das Rechtsverfahren Rudolf von Habsburg gegen Ottokar von Bohmen (Vienna, 1882); H.