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1663
January 1 1663

1663

Prince Mihály Apafi exonerates Udvarhely from any burden for two years, so that the inhabitants can recover from devastation of previous years. Large-scale repairs on protestant church and catholic parish church.
1666
March 11 1666

1666. 11th of March

The protestant and catholic believers in Udvarhely decide on the use of the cemetery garden and guide roads. The settlement is fixed by contract with the commissaries of the prince.
1670
January 1 1670

1670

János Bethlen, Chancellor of Prince Mihály Apafi, founded the town’s protestant school with the rank of college.
1674
February 11 1674

11th of February 1674

Prince Mihály Apafi commands the protestant and catholic advocates of the town to live in peace with each other, and to respect the provisions of the previous agreements of 1633 and 1666.
1679
January 1 1679

1679

Completing the renovation work at parish church on mount Szent Miklós.
1683
January 1 1683

1683

The record of register of the parish church on mount Szent Miklós is started.
1685
March 2 1685

1685. 2nd of March

Mihály Apafi gives a letter of defense to the potters guild, not permitting the nobles to hold a dabbler craftsman on their rural estates at a distance less than one mile from the town.
1690
October 10 1690

1690. 10th – 11th of October

Imre Thököly, kuruc Commander, Prince of Transylvania, is camping with his army near to Udvarhely, on the field of Bethlenfalva.
1691
January 1 1691

1691

Close to their school, the Jesuits are building a seminar. István Gáspár is the judge of the town.
1693
January 1 1693

1693

The city’s mill is pledged to the Jesuits. Ferenc Szőcs is the judge of the town.
1694
February 1 1694

1694 February

The tatars are robbing and burning off the upper Csík-Seat. The Udvarhely townspeople would also flee, but the castle commander retains them. Mihály Kovács is the judge of the town.
1699
September 1 1699

1699. 1st of September

The necessary repairs in the castle are drafted.
1700
January 1 1700

1700

In Udvarhely are listed all the tax payers of Udvarhely-Seat. At that time in Udvarhely lived 62 tax paying families.
1701
March 6 1701

1701. 6th of March

The imprint of the city’s seal appears on one of the letters of the boot-maker guild.
1702
January 1 1702

1702

The latin work of István Lakatos (Siculia delineata… ect.) , which is also the oldest description of Udvarhely, is completed. Tamás Szabó is the judge of the town.
January 3 1702

1702. 3rd of January

Szekler National Meeting in Udvarhely.
1703
January 1 1703

1703

Lőrinc Pekri the kuruc captain of Udvarhely-Seat repairs the castle. In Udvarhely is set up a home for elderly people.
1705
October 25 1705

1705. 25th of October

István Lakatos has donated his house and the land belonging to it, in the lower northwestern part of the Udvarhely- marketplace, to the Franciscans. János Magyari is the judge of the town.
1706
January 1 1706

1706

Lőrinc Pekri, the kuruc captain of Udvarhely-Seat, demolishes the “Székelytámadt” castle . Márton Péter is the judge of the town.
1709
January 1 1709

1709

Plague epidemic in the town and the whole Udvarhely-Seat.