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14 Most Painful Medieval Torture Techniques Ever

Medieval era has its own way to punish the person who is accused ofa crime. These ways were brutal and scary which painfully took away the lives of many people. We have prepared a list of such torture, which will astonish you to hell.

Many unfortunate people actually gone through this painful torture devices. May their soul rest in peace!

14 Most Painful Medieval Torture Techniques Ever

14 Most Painful Medieval Torture Techniques Ever

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1) Spanish Donkey was a sharply angled wooden device of triangular shape, pointing upward, mounted on a horse-leg like support poles. People were tied nude over it with weights on both side to force them into two halves!

1) Spanish Donkey was a sharply angled wooden device of triangular shape, pointing upward, mounted on a horse-leg like support poles. People were tied nude over it with weights on both side to force them into two halves!

This was pathetic.

2) Strappado was a method of torture where the hands were tied behind the victim's back, and they were then lifted by an overhanging pulley. It often removed the victim's arm from the socket, to increase pain jerks and weights were added.

2) Strappado was a method of torture where the hands were tied behind the victim's back, and they were then lifted by an overhanging pulley. It often removed the victim's arm from the socket, to increase pain jerks and weights were added.

Cruel Act we must say!

3) Saws were used widely in the medieval era, a person was hanged naked upside down and saw was sliced between their legs. Blood flows through their head and person remains conscious till the time it reaches midsection.

3) Saws were used widely in the medieval era, a person was hanged naked upside down and saw was sliced between their legs. Blood flows through their head and person remains conscious till the time it reaches midsection.

Painful, Isn't it?

5) Elizabeth Bathory Iron Maiden is a famous device of torture. The victim is lead inside the cabin consciously, spikes entered their body once the door was closed which draw blood from their body.

5) Elizabeth Bathory Iron Maiden is a famous device of torture. The victim is lead inside the cabin consciously, spikes entered their body once the door was closed which draw blood from their body.

Death was painful and long in this torture device.

6) Stove torture where person was chained around a stove and left to burn.

6) Stove torture where person was chained around a stove and left to burn.

7) Garrotte Torture would slowly crush a victim's neck, causing death from asphyxia.

7) Garrotte Torture would slowly crush a victim's neck, causing death from asphyxia.

8) Heretics Fork consisted of a metal piece with two opposed bi-pronged forks attached to a belt or strap. One end of the device was pushed under the chin, the other to the sternum, victim was hanged from ceiling and if the head dropped it would pierce victim's throat and chest.

8) Heretics Fork consisted of a metal piece with two opposed bi-pronged forks attached to a belt or strap. One end of the device was pushed under the chin, the other to the sternum, victim was hanged from ceiling and if the head dropped it would pierce victim's throat and chest.

9) The Wheel was used for torture where the victim would be tied to the wheel, and then swung across fire and metal spikes. Wheel itself had spikes to increase pain of the sufferer.

9) The Wheel was used for torture where the victim would be tied to the wheel, and then swung across fire and metal spikes. Wheel itself had spikes to increase pain of the sufferer.

10) Breast Ripper was used as a particularly horrific torture for sinful and/or deceitful women. The claws of this horrific instrument were put on the subject's breasts, which painfully removed it from their body.

10) Breast Ripper was used as a particularly horrific torture for sinful and/or deceitful women. The claws of this horrific instrument were put on the subject's breasts, which painfully removed it from their body.

11) The Tub tortures involves a victim sitting in this wooden tub with face painted with milk and honey, so that flies, maggots and worms would devour the victim's body as it decayed alive.

11) The Tub tortures involves a victim sitting in this wooden tub with face painted with milk and honey, so that flies, maggots and worms would devour the victim's body as it decayed alive.

12) The Brazen Bull was made of a solid piece of brass where victim was placed and fire set underneath it until the metal became literally yellow as it was heated.

12) The Brazen Bull was made of a solid piece of brass where victim was placed and fire set underneath it until the metal became literally yellow as it was heated.

Victim is roasted in terrible pain which ultimately causes death.

13) In Neck Torture, the victim would be hooked into a neck device, either made of metal or wood, which prevented the victim from adjusting into a comfortable position.

13) In Neck Torture, the victim would be hooked into a neck device, either made of metal or wood, which prevented the victim from adjusting into a comfortable position.

14) The Judas Cradle involved victim sitting on cradle where he was tied over a long period of time, slowly impaling all he parts of the body.

14) The Judas Cradle involved victim sitting on cradle where he was tied over a long period of time, slowly impaling all he parts of the body.

15) Coffin Torture is involved placing the victim inside a metal cage roughly the size of the human body where they were left for crow feed and death of the victim.

15) Coffin Torture is involved placing the victim inside a metal cage roughly the size of the human body where they were left for crow feed and death of the victim.

These are terrible.

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