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Peter Binsfeld

Peter Binsfeld (c. 1545 - 1598) was a Suffragan Bishop of Trier and a witch-hunter[?] who wrote the treatise De confessionibus maleficorum et sagarum (Trier, 1589). This work discussed the confessions of alleged witches, and claimed that even if such confessions were produced by torture, they should still be believed.



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