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Historically documented Incidents

Rés Garnier

Abb. 1: contemporary werewolf exhibition

Towards the end of autumn 1573, a decree of parliament authorized the farmers in the Dôle area to hunt werewolves.
A few months later, the parliament of Dôle sentenced Gilles Garnier, called the hermit of St. Bonnot, to death by fire for killing several children as a wolf.

The individual details are:

Because of his repeated voluntary confessions, the Court sentenced him to be dragged to the place of trial and burned alive.

From Calmeil "The Madness of the Last Centuries." Hall 1848, quoted after Leubuscher

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