Medieval Torture Devices
Ordeal by Fire-The accused had to pick up a red hot iron bar and hold it while they walk 3 or 4 steps. Their hand was then bandaged. After 3 days they would go back to the court and if their hand was beginning to heal they were innocent if not they were guilty.
Ordeal by Combat-If accused they then had to go into combat. If they won they were innocent and if not they were guilty.
Witchcraft-The punishment for witchcraft was strangulation whereas in case of serious offenses witches were burned at stake.