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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.