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"Contexts Together Her Husband The "Together her husband the Heinrich Schombach and their companion and fellow alchemist Philipp Sommering Anna promised her patrons at the court of Wolfenbttel spiritual salvation and material profit But her compelling vision brought with it another darker possibility ather than granting her patrons wealth or edem. .