Medieval Torture Devices

The manorial Court

t The Manorial Court was a dealtwith all the most serious crimes

The Kings Court

Serious crimes were heard by the Kings Court. The accused had to face trail by ordeal to decide whether they are guilty or not.

Ordeal by Fire

If it heals they were innocent but if it showed no sign of healing they were pronounced guilty.

Ordeal by combat

Noblemen would fight in combat with their accuser. The winner of battle would be considered to be in the right.

People were scared of the punishments they were given for crimes committed

For this reason all crimes form stealing to murder has harsh punishments.

Ordeal by Water

the accused had their hands and feet tied together. They were then thrown into water. If they floated they were guilty but if they sank they were innocent.

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