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Execution by burning at the stake. Persons accused of spreading plague were dealt with summarily, and the slightest suspicion was enough for someone to be condemned by a frightened populace. From Sebastian Munster 'Cosmographia Universalis', Basle, 1552

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Execution by burning at the stake.  Persons accused of spreading plague were dealt with summarily, and the slightest suspicion was enough for someone to be condemned by a frightened populace.  From Sebastian Munster 'Cosmographia Universalis', Basle, 1552