Breisach am Rhein
Former burghers' prison, whose name goes back to the Burgundian bailiff Peter von Hagenbach, who was imprisoned here for a few weeks before his conviction in 1474.
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The “Hagenbachturm” (Hagenbach Tower), first mentioned in 1319. Prison for citizens, in which the Governor, Peter of Hagenbach from Burgundy, was imprisoned in 1474 before his execution for murder, breach of oath and rape.