Weird History

The Most Horrific Types of Medieval Torture

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Vote up the devices that would have been horrific to experience.

This list of gross torture methods used in medieval times proves how these medieval torture devices were some of the most sadistic machines in history. Using devices like the Judas cradle, pear of anguish, and Spanish donkey, torture inflicted anguish on convicts, hostages, and disagreeable folks. History books call them horrific forms of torture, and most people wouldn't wish these sorts of treatments on their worst enemies. Read through this list of horrifying types of medieval punishment and be thankful that you were born a couple centuries after their presence.