Agnes Bernauer

Where was she executed?

Munich, Bavaria

Why was she accused of witchcraft?

Bernauer was beloved by Albert III, the future Duke of Bavaria, but his father did not think she was a worthy wife. When Albert was on a hunting trip, Bernauer was quickly tried as a witch and drowned.

Other Information:

  • Bernauer was beloved by most of the city and is still remembered, but Albert III married another woman a few months after her death.

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