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An indulgence from Johann Tetzel, 1517

Warning: There are serious doubts about the authenticity of this image. This is very likely not an authentic 16th-century document but a modern fake or joke. Please do not use this image in main article space. See talk page. Future Perfect at Sunrise 09:47, 8 July 2007 (UTC)

Note. Comparable images of more certain authenticity are available now as Image:Indulgence2.png and Image:Indulgence3.png. (2 versions) - Smerdis of Tlön 14:40, 9 July 2007 (UTC)

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  • Deutsch: In Vollmacht aller Heiligen und in Erbarmung gegen dich, absolviere ich dich von allen Sünden und Missethaten und erlasse dir alle Strafen auf zehn Tage.
  • English: In warrant of all saints and in mercy, I absolve You from all sins and misdeeds and pardon you from all punishments for ten days.
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