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Historical contributions to families of Nördlingen (Swabia)

Noerdlingen

Nördlingen is a large district in the Swabian district of Donau-Ries in Bavaria. The former Free Imperial City is the largest city in the county. Historically well-documented is the story of the witch hunt in this place, associated with the name Friedrich Wilhelm Lutz (1551-1597) as a critic of witchcraft trials, and Sebastian Roettinger (1537-1608) as mayor and Witch Hunters.



Witches and anxiety or how women were witches

Eine psychoanalytische Studie des Hexenwahns der frühen Neuzeit



Witchcraft and witch-hunting in the Austrian Alps countries

Die österreichischen Alpenländer der Vorkriegszeit sind zum allergrößten Teil vombajuvarischenStamme des deutschen Gesamtvolkes besiedelt oder, wo sie über die italienische und slavische Volksgrenze hinausreichen, durchaus von deutschen Wesen durchdrungen, das durch viele Jahrhunderte hindurch die politische und kulturelle Vorherrschaft geübt hatte. Die Beurteilung der Hexenverfolgung geht aus vom Hexenglauben und da dieser wiederum in Beziehung zum Zauberglauben steht, ist dieser als wichtigste Grundlage des Problems zu betrachten. Man kann die Prozessakten in zahlreichen Fällen als volkskundliche Quellen ansehen. Man kann die Teufelsbundlehre der  [...]



The war against the witches, the extermination program of the Elector of Cologne

Witch trials were known to be a European phenomenon. But they were carried out only in certain areas, while not at all in other areas or held only a relatively limited. The current state of research is still very patchy, but it should still be pretty sure, that Germany was the center of European witch trials….



Witch trials in Mecklenburg

The following, were derived from Rambow persons accused of witchcraft: 1621 Elizabeth treeshakers died by burning at the stake 1697 Trine Molten (died during the procedure by Folterei) 1697 Christian Korff and Anngret Moltken (Whereabouts unknown) Those: State Archives in Schwerin, The acts, constitutions and edicts; Criminal records and offices of the cities of Rostock city archives, Schwerin, Güstrow, Wismar, Parchim and Sternberg, minute books and records of the law schools award the universities of Rostock, Greifswald, Helmstedt and Brandenburg (1570 to 1720) Rostock University Library, Abt. Special Collection, Inventory list of family papers Copulationen from its beginnings to 1704,[...]