Don't get in trouble in the Middle ages. By: josh pelfrey

Ordeal by fire- if you had to go through this they would put a red hot iron rod in your hand and make you walk about a distance of 9 feet.

After three days they would make you go to court and if you showed good signs of healing then you were not guilty.

Ordeal by water is where they throw you in water with your hands and feet tied.

If they floated they were guilty and if the sank the were considered innocent.

If you committed a crime that wasn't serious than you went to the Manorial court where they decided if you were guilty or not.

There were many other torturing devices like the ducking stool, Catherine wheel, and scolds bridle.


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