Well-deserved death sentence of Maria Anna N., also known as sleeping Anna Midel, who was executed with the sword for her thievery and robberies on January 9, 1790 in Munich.

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Well-deserved death sentence of Maria Anna N., also known as sleeping Anna Midel, who was executed with the sword for her thievery and robberies on January 9, 1790 in Munich.

Description

Wohlverdientes Todesurtheil der Maria Anna N. vulgo schlafenden Anna Miedl welcher auf höchste Anbefehlung des Churfürstl. hochlöbl. Hofraths allhier in München heute den 9ten Jänner 1790. wegen Veranlassung eines dieb- und räuberischen Verbrechens, dann verübten grausamen Mißhandlungen einer Weibsperson auf offener Strasse zur Richtstatt geführet, und durch den Scharfrichter nach abgehauener rechten Hand mit dem Schwert vom Leben zum Tod hingerichtet worden. Cover title.

Source

Michigan State University Library Special Collections folio XXHV6665.G3W646 1790

Publisher

Bey Philipp Joseph Fill

Date

1790

Format

Fraktur. [7] p.; 21 cm.

Language

German

Coverage

Augsburg

Abstract

Maria Anna N. was a 47-year old Catholic woman who was born to an unwed mother with whom she lived until her mother died when she was about 17. She had never worked but engaged in begging with her mother. She was arrested for begging and vagrancy. For last 28-30 years she associated with a band of criminals and graduated to theft and robbery. She was also accused of and admitted to brutally attacking a women who was walking down the street with her children. Maria Anna told her that she attacked her out of jealousy. She beat and stabbed the woman, whose 10 year old daughter ran for help. The victim said she had never seen Maria Anna before in her life. Maria Anna N. was sentenced to beheading with a sword.

Date Created

1790

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Well-deserved death sentence of Maria Anna N., also known as sleeping Anna Midel, who was executed with the sword for her thievery and robberies on January 9, 1790 in Munich., Bey Philipp Joseph Fill, 1790

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“Well-deserved death sentence of Maria Anna N., also known as sleeping Anna Midel, who was executed with the sword for her thievery and robberies on January 9, 1790 in Munich.,” "Poor Sinners' Pamphlets", accessed December 11, 2019, http://courses.cal.msu.edu/al340ss16/psp/items/show/199.

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