Returned to Rotterdam, through Delftshaven and Sedan1, where were at that time Colonel Goring’s winter quarters. This town has heretofore been very much talked of for witches2
Joan Blaeu, “Delfshaven”, (1649)
Identified as Schiedam by Eric Soons ↩
Five women were executed as witches in 1585 in Sedan/Schiedam. Source: Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 4: The Period of the Witch Trials By William Monter ↩
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