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  • Hello, everyone and welcome [back] to another gruesome episode of top 10 trends today. We're going to be taking a look at 15

  • gruesome medieval torture techniques starting off at number 15 the Rack

  • A classic the rack came about in medieval Britain during the time of the Plantagenet kings that ruled England starting in the

  • 1100 the Rack is a torture device to consist of an oblong

  • Rectangular and usually wooden frame raised slightly from the ground having a roller at one or both ends at One end

  • there's a fixed bar - which legs are fastened and at the other is a

  • positionable bar where the hands were tied the victims feet are fastened to [one] roller and the wrists are chained to another

  • The torturer would turn the handle causing the ropes to [pull] the victims arms eventually the victims bones were dislocated

  • with loud cracking noises caused by the snapping of cartilage

  • Ligaments or even bone if the torturer kept hurting the handles the limbs would eventually be ripped off

  • This method was mostly used to extract confessions

  • Not confessing meant that the torturer could stretch more

  • Sometimes torturers Force their victims to watch other people be tortured with this device to implement

  • Psychological fear many [knights] from the Knights templar were tortured with the rack the limbs collected from this and other punishments at the time were

  • emptied by the hundreds number 14 the breast Ripper or the iron spider

  • Though women were subject to many of the same torture techniques that men were

  • Some torture techniques were specifically developed for them

  • This is one of those techniques used to cause major blood loss [the] claws of [the] iron spider or the breast ripper did

  • Exactly that often heat it up to being red-hot

  • They [would] be placed on the exposed breasts and the spikes would dig in beneath the skin and it would be jerked off

  • Causing the breast to be ripped off with it

  • Horrible number [13] the chair of torture or Judas's chair you're going to see a lot of things on here

  • That are judas is something or other anything bad usually has to do with judas, I suppose. The chair of torture

  • Also known as Judas's chair was an intimidating torture device that was added to dungeons at some point in the middle ages

  • Used up until the 1800s [the] chair was layered with a total of 1500

  • spikes

  • Covering every surface with tight straps to restrain its victim made of iron it could also contain spaces for heating elements

  • Beneath the seat it was often used to scare people into giving

  • Confessions as they watched others being tortured on the device because I can almost guarantee if you stand on this thing [you] were never Gonna

  • get on number 12

  • the tongue of Terror [it] is exactly what it sounds [like] what looks like a pair of

  • Gardening shears is actually known as a tongue terror it would

  • Effortlessly cut out the victims tongue the mouth is forced open with a mouth opener

  • They were very creative these

  • Ancient Europeans and the iron tongue Terror would uncomfortably twitch the tongue with its rough grippers

  • Once a firm hold was had the screw would be tightened until the victims tongue was unable to move once it was tightened the tongue

  • Would be firmly yanked out

  • yeesh number 11 the Chinese [iron] [Maiden] similar to the Iron Maiden of the 19th century

  • This device was [used] during the Ming Dynasty

  • [it] stood up words like a coffin but was on a raised platform

  • With an iron grate on the bottom instead of a piece of wood

  • Like the Iron Maiden this coffin was made of brass or sometimes even iron it was optional to include the spikes or not

  • Chinese iron Maiden was usually used to punish those were not loyal to the king and to set an [example] the prisoner would be locked

  • Into the coffin and then made to stand on the grated bottom then the executioner would pour water on the hot coals

  • They placed under the platform the mixture of hot coals and cold water would create a cloud of scene that went into the coffin

  • Steaming the person alive. Of course the iron Maiden

  • We're more familiar with is just an iron casket with spikes in it that you close on a person

  • That'll do it

  • the old-fashioned way [number] 10 the Sicilian [Bull] very similar to the Chinese iron Maiden the

  • Sicilian Bowl with the Bronze Bull was a large Bull that the victim would be placed inside of

  • After the person was placed inside of the bull a fire would [be] lit underneath the Bull

  • Heating it up like a giant crock pot the person inside would begin to broil alive and as they would die

  • The only oxygen into the bowl was through a horn in the mouth and as you screamed through it

  • It would make the sound of a tooting bull fun fact the first victim of the Brazen Bull was its inventor

  • hilarious number nine Strappado

  • strappado also known as [Korda] is a form of torture where in the victims hands are tied behind their back and then

  • Suspended by a rope attached to their wrists just saying this is painful this results in dislocated shoulders

  • obviously weights are then added to the victims body to

  • intensify the effect and increase pain

  • This kind of torture doesn't last more than an hour because otherwise it would you just die you just straight-up died other names for strappado

  • include reverse hanging Palestinian hanging and tormento della corda

  • [ultraman] [totally] Accord

  • Historically it was used by the medieval inquisition and many governments such as the civil law court for the order of St.

  • John in Malta Proper strappado causes permanent

  • visible damage

  • So yeah number [eight] the wooden horse

  • The wooden horse is a torture device that consists of a block of wood it's sitting on four legs

  • The Victim is lowered onto the wooden horse

  • And then weights are tied to their legs until the wooden horse

  • Splits them in half wooden horses are also commonly used in the BDSm sex play, but not not like this

  • It's not like this kids, baby. Be safe stay in drugs

  • Don't do school number seven

  • Judas is cradle

  • Judas is cradle is a tall thin stool shaped device with a metal or wooden pyramid on top the victim would [be] stripped, bound with

  • Ropes and suspended above the device they would then be lowered very slowly onto the device making the pyramid

  • Penetrate the Victim the amount of pain inflicted could be changed in Several ways they could be rocked [they] could be dropped

  • Repeatedly they could be lifted one leg could be lifted olive oil could be spread on the pyramid ETc Etc

  • It was generally awful

  • This was a form of Impalement that would oftentimes not directly kill the victims with the wound but the infection

  • Because judas is cradles were never washed [wow]

  • Number six the heretics fork the heretics fork is a pretty simple device to be honest

  • It's a small little metal fork and ring that was tied around the neck one fork points up against the chin

  • One Fork points down against the chest it was designed to restrict prisoners motion of their heads because if you brought your chin down the

  • Metal Fork would well

  • Destroy your jaw number five the metal coffin or cage torture the metal coffin is

  • Exactly that a coffin made out of metal except it's actually a cage prisoners will be put in the cage

  • that is not large enough for a human being to stand up in the cage would then be

  • Suspended from something so that [was] so that it wasn't sitting on solid ground and would be slowly rocking back and Forth this would not

  • Only drive prisoners mad, but their prolonged exposure on body parts besides their feet against metal would cause their skin to deteriorate Rapidly

  • Often causing infection and damaging their joints and muscles because the people could never stand up

  • they were never comfortable and sleep it became a major problem as well number four the cat's paw the cat's paw is a

  • Horrifying cousin of brass knuckles [a] pair of brass Knuckles essentially a doll knuckled surface are at least ten

  • elongated claw like spikes these spikes were used as an extension of the

  • Executioner's hand to be swung at the victim ripping off as much flesh as possible

  • But not killing them these grievous wounds were often used as intimidation techniques

  • Killing it killing a prisoner. They didn't care [abouts] to get information out of one that they did

  • number three the knees splitter

  • this one again not very creative these old Europeans the knee splitter was applied to the knee a set of spikes was sitting above the

  • Knee and a set of spikes would sit below the knee the knee splitter would then be tightened with screws until the knee in between

  • The two spikes would be crushed between them

  • Depending on the size of the person's knee there could be as few as three or as many as 15 spikes

  • horrible number two the Tub

  • The tub is a special kind of [aweful] the tub was a large wooden cask that was sealed off

  • Except for the prisoners Head which would be outside of the tub

  • after they were sealed inside the

  • Executioner would paint their faces with milk and honey and soon flies would begin to eat their face the victim was also

  • Regularly fed and would end up swimming in their own excrement after a few days

  • maggots and worms

  • Inside of the tub would devour the body as they decayed alive and number one the [number] one most gruesome form of torture I could

  • find

  • Is the classic crucifixion. Crucifixion

  • is a historical method of

  • capital punishment in which the Victim is tied or nailed to a large wooden beam and left to hang for several days until

  • Eventual death from exhaustion and asphyxiation [it] is principally known as classical antiquity

  • But it remains in occasional use in some barbarous countries the most famous crucifixion

  • you're probably familiar with is the one of

  • Jesus although often times prisoners were tied to crucifixes not nailed to them

  • Crucifixion was often performed to terrorize and dissuade enemies and criminals from perpetrating

  • Particularly heinous crimes victims were left on display after death as warnings to others who might attempt descent

  • Crucifixion was usually intended to provide a death that was particularly slow painful

  • gruesome

  • humiliating and

  • Public using whatever it means for most [expedience] for that goal well gang I hope you liked the video

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