Medieval Torture By tyler thompson

The rack pulled on all of the accused limbs until they ether confessed or died, they did this if they didn’t have enough evidence against someone but had some

Decapitation with a sword or axe was the death penalty for noble men

The guillotine was a form of decapitation that was most common during the french revolution and the accused didn’t have to suffer anything but the fear of death

The gallows was a noose on a platform were the platform would come out from under them and they would being strangled to death.

The inquisition chair was a chair covered in spikes that was used to kill people accused of witch craft.

Pillorieds and stocks was used to humiliate and was a different verson of jail for somepeople


Created with images by mattmangum - "The Rack" • Thomas Rousing Photography - "Don't lose your head" • celesteh - "Ronald McDonald Head" • fvanrenterghem - "Guillotine." • Servicelinket - "gallows blue sky wooden frame" • mattmangum - "Inquisition Chair" • JamesDeMers - "pillory device punishment"

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