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The interrogatory of 1617

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This appendix presents an interrogatory, which was drawn up in 1617 to aid the Eichstätt witch commissioners in their prosecution of witch-suspects. The translation which presented in the appendix offers the best meaning of each of the eighty-four items. These are conventional in purpose, noting, for example, the time prescribed for the reflection on and confession of other sins.

Keywords: Eichstätt interrogatory; witch-suspects



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