"At one point, in the town of Kitzingen, Casimir ordered the gouging out of the eyes of fifty eight burghers who had, he declared, 'refused to look at him as their lord.' Afterward he received the following bill:

80 beheaded
69 eyes put out or fingers cut off: 114.5  fl.
from this to deduct
received from the Rothenburgers: 10 fl.
received from Ludwig von Hutten: 2 fl.
Plus 2 months' pay at 8 fl. per month: 16 fl.
Total 118.5 fl.

[Signed] Augustin, the executioner, who the Kitzingers call 'Master Ouch.' "


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