Sentence of Johann Philipp Feigel who gruesomely murdered his comrade Carl Gottlieb Langfriz, was broken on the wheel (out of mercy from top to bottom) on March 18, 1788.

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Sentence of Johann Philipp Feigel who gruesomely murdered his comrade Carl Gottlieb Langfriz, was broken on the wheel (out of mercy from top to bottom) on March 18, 1788.

Description

Malefiz-Urthel über Johann Philipp Feigel, Todtengrabershelfer, welcher wegen verübten grausamen Todschlags an seinem Kameraden Carl Gottlieb Langfriz Todtengrabersknecht, den 18. Merz 1788. mit den Rad, durch Zerstossung seiner Glieder, aus Gnaden von oben herab von Leben zum Tod gebracht und alsdann der Körper auf das Rad geflochten worden. Title from cover; "Bey den Raths, und Canzley-Buchdrucker, Georg Friedrich Six."; "Decretum in Senatu, den 18. Merz 1788"--P. [4]; Includes one printer's device.

Source

Michigan State University Library Special Collections XX folioKK785.G33N872 1788

Publisher

Georg Friedrich Six

Date

1788

Format

Fraktur. [3] p.; 22 cm.

Language

German

Coverage

Nuremberg

Abstract

Johann Philipp Feigel (23) murdered his co-worker, Carl Gottlieb Langfriz, in the hope of gaining his position. Feigel confessed and was sentenced to be broken on the wheel. His corpse was to be displayed on the wheel as a deterrent to potential criminals.

Date Created

1788

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Reference

Sentence of Johann Philipp Feigel who gruesomely murdered his comrade Carl Gottlieb Langfriz, was broken on the wheel (out of mercy from top to bottom) on March 18, 1788., Georg Friedrich Six, 1788

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“Sentence of Johann Philipp Feigel who gruesomely murdered his comrade Carl Gottlieb Langfriz, was broken on the wheel (out of mercy from top to bottom) on March 18, 1788. ,” "Poor Sinners' Pamphlets", accessed July 22, 2019, http://courses.cal.msu.edu/al340ss16/psp/items/show/138.

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