Medieval Torture

Medieval torture came in many different ways, all painful and gruesome

One of the Lose-Lose situations was trial by water if you sunk, your innocent if you float your a witch

One form of punishment was known as the Brazen Bull, criminals were put into hallow bronze bulls and a fire was lit under the bull, burning the victem

One form of torture was called the Iron chair, you were put in a chair with spikes on it and brackets were tightened, the spikes going deeper every time

one form of torture was called Judas cradle, you were bound and a wooden pyramid was slowly shoved up the anus till death or is they managed to survive it was due to infection, it was known as a bull and was meant to damage the genitalia

Hung, Drawn, and quartered was a form of torture where you were tied to four horses and they would run in four different directions, tearing you apart

Catherines wheel was a horrible form of torture in which you were bound to wheel and slowly stretched while you were being beat with metal clubs and having your bones shattered


Created with images by zaphad1 - "Gibbet Guildhall Leicester" • mygzulis - "Water" • fotshot - "cow bull horns" • eggrole - "sit on it" • krasi - "Pyramid" • jwright4701 - "horses" • Summer Skyes 11 - "Wheel"

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