A Hangman's Diary: Being the Journal of Master Franz Schmidt, Public Executioner of Nuremberg, 1573-1617

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Patterson Smith, 1928 - Crime - 250 pages
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This is a diary of the executioner of Nuremberg from 1573 to 1617. Probably the most remarkable thing about this is the length of time Franz Schmidt served in that capacity. Schmidt was not a verbose ... Read full review

Contents

THE FRAUENTOR FROM AN ENGRAVING
24
THE RABENSTEIN AND HOCHGERICHT
50
THE PROCESSION TO THE GALLOWS
68
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