Medieval Torture Devices Boston Williams

Burned at the Stake

The victim hanging from the stake with chained hands and feet.

Catherine Wheel

A condemned person was lashed to the wheel and a club or iron cudgel was used to beat their limbs.

The Stocks

Was used to immobilise the victim and expose them to public humiliation

Burning alive

This is exactly what is says but it was used on Joan of Arc.

Iron Madien

The doors were shut on the victim and the spikes would pierce several organs of the body.

Medieval Witchcraft

It was considered a superstition and it was like the same strength as poisoning someone.


Created with images by Didriks - "New Kyocera Knives at Local Root"

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