Jean Delvaux

Where was he executed?

Stavelot, Belgium

Why was he accused of witchcraft?

Delvaux was a Catholic monk who claimed to be working with the devil. He told of nine convents of wizards nearby who gathered with demons at night.

Other Information:

  • On the way to his trial, the carriage broke down and Delvaux blamed it on a demon.

  • Unlike most witches, Delvaux was tortured after confession instead of before.

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