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5 Famous Werewolves

1. Peter Stubbe – From Germany. Stubbe is perhaps one of the most infamous of all werewolves and sometimes referred to as the Werewolf of Bedburg; no account of werewolf history goes without mentioning Stubbe. Stubbe was put to trial in 1589...

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Food contamination created werewolf hysteria?!

There is a theory among modern-day historians that study werewolf legends and beliefs that food contamination created werewolf hysteria, and there are no real werewolves. Food Contamination!?! The theory involving the “food contamination” idea is sometimes used by historians to explain many...

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Hans Werewolf of Estonia linked to Men In Black

One of the most famous cases in the werewolf witch trials of the 1600s was that of a teenager named Hans in the year 1651.  Hans was accused of being both a witch and a werewolf.  He was brought before a court...

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Devil’s Mark

The Devil’s Mark (or sometime’s also referred to as the Witch’s Mark) is, as legends hold, a way to identify a witch. In the 1500s and 1600s, it was a widely held belief that the mark, which resembled something similar to an...

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werewolf witch trials

The werewolf witch trials stemmed from the infamous witch trials which were trials accusing people of witchcraft and thus a pact with the Devil. The werewolf witch trials were a slight deviation on this theme in countries were the fear of werewolves...