Death of Nicolas Eymeric

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Nicolas Eymeric, author of Directorium Inquisitorum, dies in Girona, Spain. Nicolas Eymeric has been Inquisitor General of the Inquisition of the Crown of Aragon where he imposed sentences like piercing heretics' tongues with a nail so they could no longer blaspheme.

Nicolas Eymeric's book Directorium Inquisitorum provides definitions of witchcraft and explains how Inquisitors can identify witches.

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