The Cech Saint John Nepomuk (c. 1340-1393) can be seen here mid-fall, having been tossed to his death off the St. Charles Bridge in Prague for defying the heretical King Wenceslas. (No, not the “good king” of the Christmas carol fame, but Wenceslaus I Premyslid who ruled 300 years later.)

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