Sentence of Georg Maul, single farmhand from Bückelberg, who was bound to the wheel in Herspruck where he died by the sword for the gruesome murder of 73 year old farmer Johann Leykauf on April 29th, 1806.

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Title

Sentence of Georg Maul, single farmhand from Bückelberg, who was bound to the wheel in Herspruck where he died by the sword for the gruesome murder of 73 year old farmer Johann Leykauf on April 29th, 1806.

Description

Malefiz-Urthel über Georg Maul, aus Bückelberg, ledigen Bauernknecht, welcher wegen verübten vorsezlichen und grausamen Mordes an dem 73jährigen Bauern Johann Leykauf zu Pollanden im Amt Herspruck den 29. April 1806 mit dem Schwerdt vom Leben zum Tod gebracht und alsdann der Körper auf das Rad geflochten wurde. Title from caption.

Source

Michigan State University Library Special Collections XX folioHV6535.G3M6733 1806

Publisher

bei dem Raths- und Kanzlei- Buchdrucker Johann Georg Milbradt

Date

1806

Format

Fraktur. 1 sheet; 23 cm.

Language

German

Coverage

Nuremberg

Abstract

Georg Maul, 39, was convicted of the 1801 murder of 73 year-old Johann Leykauf by strangulation and beating. He was hired by the victim's then wife so that she would be free to marry Georg Roth. Maul sentenced to beheading with a sword after which his body was to be displayed on the wheel.

Date Created

1806

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Reference

Sentence of Georg Maul, single farmhand from Bückelberg, who was bound to the wheel in Herspruck where he died by the sword for the gruesome murder of 73 year old farmer Johann Leykauf on April 29th, 1806., bei dem Raths- und Kanzlei- Buchdrucker Johann Georg Milbradt, 1806

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“Sentence of Georg Maul, single farmhand from Bückelberg, who was bound to the wheel in Herspruck where he died by the sword for the gruesome murder of 73 year old farmer Johann Leykauf on April 29th, 1806.,” "Poor Sinners' Pamphlets", accessed August 22, 2019, http://courses.cal.msu.edu/al340ss16/psp/items/show/156.

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