The Faithful
  Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth
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The Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth CenturyPicador, 2013

Harrington takes us deep inside the alien world and thinking of Meister Frantz Schmidt of Nuremberg, who, during forty-five years as a professional executioner, personally put to death 394 individuals and tortured, flogged, or disfigured many hundreds more.

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