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Rat Exposure.  Originally, the victim had a fine cut made in the gut - leaving some of his intestines to be seen. During the early Middle Ages, it was common to simply leave him to catch an infection, causing death in a couple of days to weeks. Nevertheless, during the later Medieval Times, torturers began using small animals to cause the victim's death faster and more painful.

The 10 Most Shocking Medieval Torture Devices You’ve Never Heard Of

17 Real Horrifying Real Medieval Torture Devices Were Unbelievable!  #bizarre #medieval #torture

17 Real Horrifying Real Medieval Torture Devices Were Unbelievable!

17 Real Horrifying Real Medieval Torture Devices Were Unbelievable! #bizarre #medieval #torture

Inquisitioner chair

The Christian Chair of Torture dates back to the Middle Ages but may have been used till the late Century.

Medieval Torture Device. Witch's Spider by rabidscottsman, via Flickr. Also known as a Spanish Spider. An instrument of the torture dungeon used to inflict pain and punishment. It is forced down on soft fleshy parts of the body. Then when pulled up the points close, tearing out a chunk of flesh.

Medieval torture device, known as a Spanish Spider. An instrument of the torture dungeon used to inflict pain and punishment. It is forced down on soft fleshy parts of the body. Then when pulled up the points close, tearing out a chunk of flesh.

The 25 Most Unimaginable Medieval Torture Devices!

The 25 Most Unimaginable Medieval Torture Devices!

The Spanish Donkey- The naked victim was placed upon a sharp wedge in the same position as someone riding a donkey, they then had weights applied around their feet. The torturer would add more wights until the victim was split in half by the wedge.

21 Medieval Torture Devices And Techniques

21 Medieval Torture Devices And Techniques

The supposedly medieval torture device, the Pear of Anguish, displayed at the Museum der Festung Salzburg, Austria - photo by Klaus D. Peter, Wiehl, Germany / Wikipedia

T the Pear of Anguish, displayed at the Museum der Festung Salzburg, Austria - photo by Klaus D.

The man catcher was a torture device that was forced upon a man's neck. This was…

Man catchers were used in Europe in the late during times of war. The terrifying collar pulled riders off horseback. In peacetime, it is thought the device may have caught and held escaped prisoners.

Top 10 Types of Medieval Torture & Sadistic Devices

10 Absolutely Brutal Forms of Medieval Torture People Actually Suffered Through

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