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Medieval dungeon

Medieval dungeon

A wide variety of torture devices were in use in medieval dungeons.

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dungeon, medieval dungeon, instrument of torture, stocks, beating bench, torture rack, iron maiden, prison, Middle Ages, torture, interrogation, executioner

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  • - A device made of wood, used for punishment by public humiliation. The victim´s neck and wrists were secured in holes when the device was locked, immobilizing him for some time. Several existing versions of the stocks are known.
  • - One of the favorite torture devices used by the Spanish Inquisition. It was an iron casing for the leg and foot. Wooden or iron wedges were hammered into the gap between the casing and the victim´s leg, squeezing the calf.

  • - A device made of wood, used for punishment by public humiliation. The victim´s neck and wrists were secured in holes when the device was locked, immobilizing him for some time. Several existing versions of the stocks are known.

  • - A device made of wood, used for punishment by public humiliation. The victim´s neck and wrists were secured in holes when the device was locked, immobilizing him for some time. Several existing versions of the stocks are known.
  • - One of the favorite torture devices used by the Spanish Inquisition. It was an iron casing for the leg and foot. Wooden or iron wedges were hammered into the gap between the casing and the victim´s leg, squeezing the calf.

  • - A device made of wood, used for punishment by public humiliation. The victim´s neck and wrists were secured in holes when the device was locked, immobilizing him for some time. Several existing versions of the stocks are known.
  • - One of the favorite torture devices used by the Spanish Inquisition. It was an iron casing for the leg and foot. Wooden or iron wedges were hammered into the gap between the casing and the victim´s leg, squeezing the calf.

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