A true discourse. Declaring the damnable life and death of one Stubbe Peeter, a most wicked sorcerer who in the likenes of a woolfe, committed many murders, continuing this diuelish practise 25. yeeres, killing and deuouring men, woomen, and children. Who for the same fact was taken and executed the 31. of October last past in the towne of Bedbur neer the cittie of Collin in Germany. Trulye translated out of the high Duch, according to the copie printed in Collin, brought ouer into England by George Bores ordinary poste, the xi. daye of this present moneth of Iune 1590. who did both see and heare the same.

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A true discourse. Declaring the damnable life and death of one Stubbe Peeter, a most wicked sorcerer who in the likenes of a woolfe, committed many murders, continuing this diuelish practise 25. yeeres, killing and deuouring men, woomen, and children. Who for the same fact was taken and executed the 31. of October last past in the towne of Bedbur neer the cittie of Collin in Germany. Trulye translated out of the high Duch, according to the copie printed in Collin, brought ouer into England by George Bores ordinary poste, the xi. daye of this present moneth of Iune 1590. who did both see and heare the same.
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At London :: Printed [by R. Ward?] for Edward Venge, and are to be solds in Fleet-street at the signe of the Vine,
[1590]
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[Peeter, Stubbe, d. 1589] -- Early works to 1800.
Witchcraft -- Germany -- Early works to 1800.
Crime -- Germany -- Early works to 1800.
Criminals -- Germany -- Early works to 1800.
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"A true discourse. Declaring the damnable life and death of one Stubbe Peeter, a most wicked sorcerer who in the likenes of a woolfe, committed many murders, continuing this diuelish practise 25. yeeres, killing and deuouring men, woomen, and children. Who for the same fact was taken and executed the 31. of October last past in the towne of Bedbur neer the cittie of Collin in Germany. Trulye translated out of the high Duch, according to the copie printed in Collin, brought ouer into England by George Bores ordinary poste, the xi. daye of this present moneth of Iune 1590. who did both see and heare the same." In the digital collection Early English Books Online. https://name.umdl.umich.edu/A13085.0001.001. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 15, 2024.

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AFter the exeution, there was by the aduice of the Maiestrates of the town of Bedbur a high pole set vp and stronglye framed, which first went through ye wheele wheron he was broken, whereunto also it

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was fastened, after that a little aboue the Wheele the likenes of a Woolfe was fra∣med in wood, to shewe vnto all men the shape wherein he executed those cruelties. Ouer that on the top of the stake the sorce∣rers head it selfe was set vp, and round a∣bout the Wheele there hung as it were six∣téen peeces of wood about a parde in length which represented the sixteene persons that was perfectly knowen to be murdered by him. And the same ordained to stand there for a continuall monument to all insu∣ing ages, what murders by Stub Pee∣ter was committed, with the or∣der of his Iudgement, as this picture doth more plainelye ex∣presse.

Witnesses that this is true.
  • Tyse Artyne.
  • William Brewar.
  • Adolf Staedt.
  • George Bores.
With diuers others that haue seen the same.

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