1434 March 20th – Talhoffer’s confession in Salzburg


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1434 März 20 blog

The following is a transcription of an “open letter” containing a witnessed confession of Hans Talhoffer in regard of a murder done by fellow  mercenaries in the duty of Nürnberg merchants. The file is to be found in the Staatsarchiv Nürnberg Reichsstadt Nürnberg, Losungamt, 7-farbiges Alphabet, Urkunden 873. It was written at 1434 März 20.

The letter is a copy of the original document, it does not bear the sigil of the named witnesses but bears the sigil of Hans Talhoffer identical with the letter of receipt he gave to the archbishop of Salzburg and further letters.

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