1434 Hans Talhoffer and case of Wilhelm of Villenbach

Authors remark: this article was written in 2011 and partly updated in 2014. In April 2015 the case was presented in a conference at the University of Geneva based on more recent research. The following pdf hold the slides: Hans Talhoffer and the case of Hans Villenbach 2015 Between 1427 and 1434 during (or after) … Continue reading 1434 Hans Talhoffer and case of Wilhelm of Villenbach

1435 Hans Talhoffer and Jörg Frauenberger the torturer

1435 July 9 - Another piece of the Villenbach/Villach puzzle: Jörg Frawenberger of Haag at Hohenburg was NO nice guy. He imprisoned and tortured the Nurembeger citizen Jacob Auer until this man confessed the killing of Wilhelm of Villenbach. Emperor Sigismund is not amused hearing this. BOOKS USED IN THIS ARTICLE [1] Regesten Sigismund RI … Continue reading 1435 Hans Talhoffer and Jörg Frauenberger the torturer