Where was he executed?

Simmental, Switzerland

Why was she accused of witchcraft?

The harvest failed at Stedelen's village. Stedelen was alleged to have placed a lizard under the doorway of a church and sacrificed a black rooster at a crossroad to bring about the failure.

Other Information:

  • The judge believed witchcraft was first introduced to their valley by a man who could transform into a mouse.

  • Stedelen was also, allegedly, able to create thunderstorms and turn animals crazy.

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