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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 164. 1899. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 20, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1535.

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Headlam, Cecil. (1899). The story of Nuremberg - Page 164. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1535

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Title The story of Nuremberg
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Headlam, Cecil
Contributor (Local)
  • James, H. M.
Publisher J. M. Dent & Co.
Date 1899
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • History
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Nuremberg, Germany
Genre (AAT)
  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • illustrations (layout features)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 303 pages; 18 cm
Original Item Location DD901.N93 H4 1899
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1684865~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
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Transcript The Story of Nuremberg smokers, faces to be worn by husband-beaters, ducking- stools and the wheel, last used in 1788, and the ci last used in 1803. Even the sentence of death was variously performed. Robbers were hanged ; murderers beheaded ; worse criminals were torn asunder by horses or broken on the wheel. Sinners against the Church were exposed barefooted and bareheaded and hanged before the church doors ; sinners against morality were brand* d. Jews— if it was a question of hanging them—were always hung from the end of the gallow 1 that they and the Christians might swing from a different place. Boiling oil does not seem to have been indulged in, though it was Died ill Prance for mere counterfeiters, and in 1 England for poisoners. The Bishop of Rochester's cook for instance was treated in this manner in 1630. Terrible as these atrocities were, they are also terribly recent. The last burning at the stake in Germany took place m Berlin, i~s'>, and in the same year occurred the last case of breaking on the wheel. The victim was tortured with red-hot pincers as he walked to the place of execution. And in England the execution of the rebels after the "45 M W! I out in c\ accordance with the statute of treason of 1 tll.j 1 351, by which the unhappy victim of justice must be drawn to the gallows and not walk ; be cut down alive and his entrails be then torn out and burnt before his face. Women in Nurem: and England, were not exposed on gibbets in chains but ied alive*, till 1 5 1 c, when at the h were drowned instead. In 1580 ti :o being decapitated. Women who had murdered their husbands were bound to a cart on the I cution, bared to the waist and tortured with red-hot tongs. The Condemned criminal usually walked from the 164