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Fehmgericht Tag

In the midst of the thirteenth century, when outlaw gangs and mercenaries roamed the lawless region between the Rhine and the Weser rivers in Westphalia, Germany, the Chivalrous Order of the Holy V(F)ehm, a secret vigilante society, was created by free men and commoners to guard themselves from the bandits. At first, the resistance group had the approval of both...

The Holy Vehm, is a unique society that brought fear to the German people. Vehm or Fehm is derived from the Latin fama (to set apart, it can also mean wisdom or black). Although they were believed to have disappeared at the end of the 16th century, their symbol was a red cross on a white background. Their disappearance seems...