Medieval Torture Museum

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09/06/2019
Invention of demo version😬
09/04/2019

Invention of demo version😬

5 WRONGFUL DEATH SENTENCES1. Australian Colin Campbell Ross was accused of rape and murder and hanged in 1922. The prime...
09/02/2019

5 WRONGFUL DEATH SENTENCES

1. Australian Colin Campbell Ross was accused of rape and murder and hanged in 1922. The prime evidence against him was a single strand of female blond hair, which was found on his bed. In the 1990s, an independent researcher conducted an analysis of the ill-fated strand , which proved him innocent.

2. In 1996, a citizen of the PRC named Huugilt was executed for the murder of a visitor to a public restroom. Ten years later, Chinese police detained the serial killer, Zhao Zhihong, who claimed responsibility for 10 rapes and murders, including the crime for which Huugilt was executed. There was a resonant scandal, which shows that Huugilt gave his confession under the influence of torture. The government of PRC paid his family 30,000 yuan ($ 5,000).

3. In 1978, a citizen of the USSR, Alexander Kravchenko, was arrested on suspicion of murder and rape of a second-grade student. During 5 years of interrogation, he was sentenced to death several times and was acquitted, and eventually executed. Subsequently, the murder of 1978 was on a par with the crimes of the serial killer, Andrei Chikatilo, who admitted to killing more than 50 people.

4. On April 15, 1920, in the town of South Braintree, Massachusetts, two unidentified men shot a cashier and a security guard of a shoe factory and stole $ 15,776. During the investigation, two Italian immigrants, Sacco and Vanzetti, were detained and sentenced to death. The trial was notorious. the Pope and Albert Einstein spoke in defense of the men. But they were however, executed. After 50 years, Sacco and Vanzetti were proven to be innocent due to “unreliable evidence”.

5. 14-year-old George Stinny was electrocuted in 1944 for the murder of two girls. Only in 2013 George’s ex-cellmate gave evidence, on the basis of which the court issued an acquittal. This is one of the saddest precedents in the history of US justice.

08/29/2019
Choose mood of the day!
08/27/2019

Choose mood of the day!

The Hammer of Witches“The Malleus Maleficarum” (“The Hammer of Witches) written by Dominican monks, Heinrich Kramer and ...
08/25/2019

The Hammer of Witches

“The Malleus Maleficarum” (“The Hammer of Witches) written by Dominican monks, Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger, was first published in 1486. It is arguably one of the most infamous books ever written.

It served as a guidebook for Inquisitors and was designed to aid them in the identification, prosecution, and dispatching of Witches.

The recommended procedures included torture to effectively obtain confessions and the death penalty as the only sure remedy against the evils of witchcraft. For example:

"The next step of the Judge would be, that, if after being fittingly tortured the Witch refuses to confess the truth, he would have other methods of torture brought before her, and tell her that she will have to endure these if she does not confess. If then she is not induced by terror to confess, the torture will be continued on the second or third day, until she confesses."

08/23/2019
Rambo electricity torture

Rambo was very strong man! When he was tortured by electrocution, electricity was lost in half of the world😬⚡😜

08/21/2019
5 OF THE MOST SEVERE TORTURE IN CONTEMPORARY HISTORY 1. Tiger benchIt was used in China primarily to members of the Falu...
08/19/2019

5 OF THE MOST SEVERE TORTURE IN CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

1. Tiger bench
It was used in China primarily to members of the Falun Gong sect. The man would be firmly tied by his torso and legs on a long bench. A board was then placed under his back and head. Then bricks are placed under the ankles and the person is forced to hold his legs in tension until the ropes break or the his break.

2. Hellish conclusion
This torture was also used in China. It contains a pair of handcuffs and leg shackles, which are connected by a steel rod. The rod presses against the prisoner's back, which makes him almost immobile. It is difficult for a prisoner to walk, sit, eat and use the toilet.

3. Tucker's telephone
In 1960, doctors of Arkansas Tucker State Prison began to use the device, which became known as Tucker's telephone. Around the prisoner’s big toe was wrapped a grounding wire, while the wire supplying electricity would be attached to his genitals. Then a wire was connected to the telephone. When the phone received a call, an electrical charge passed through the prisoner's genitals. Tucker's phone was banned in the 1970s.

4. German chair
One of the most popular tortures that the Syrian authorities used against the rebels was the so-called German chair. When a rebel was captured, they put him in a metal chair. His arms and legs were attached to a metal seat, and the back of a chair sank back and down to the ground. This caused a heavy load on the spine, neck and limbs, which often led to irreversible damage and tears.

5. White torture
This is a form of emotional and physical torture. The victim is locked in a windowless chamber, where everything is colored cream-white. He is fed only white rice, which is served on a white plastic plate. If there is a need to go to the toilet, the prisoner slips a white piece of paper under the door to alert the guards, who wear special shoes designed to muffle the sound. The prisoner is forbidden to talk.

At what point the harmless toys become our shackles?
08/17/2019

At what point the harmless toys become our shackles?

08/15/2019
Heretic's fork

Heretic's fork and other torture devices in Salem series

08/13/2019
THE BLOODY COUNTESS ELIZABETH BATHORYIn the Guinness Book of Records, the Hungarian Countess Bathory is recorded as the ...
08/11/2019

THE BLOODY COUNTESS ELIZABETH BATHORY

In the Guinness Book of Records, the Hungarian Countess Bathory is recorded as the woman who committed the highest number of murders. She is credited with 650 victims, although only 80 murders could be proven. There is a story that Countess Bathory was slandered by a political conspiracy.

In 1604, Elizabeth's husband died, and she began to manage the Bathory family castle. In 1610, rumors about the massacres of young girls from the servants of the castle began to reach the royal court.

People said that the victims of Bathory were maids from neighboring villages. She did not just kill people, but she also used cruel torture on them, burning or injuring their hands, biting off the flesh off their face, hands, and other parts of off their bodies, and freezing or starving them to death. Particularly popular was the gossip that the countess would bathe in the blood of the girls in order to preserve her youth.

Countess Bathory was tried in 1610 and sentenced to death, but influential acquaintances of the king persuaded him to limit his sentence to solitary confinement, where she died 3 years later.

08/09/2019
08/03/2019
TOP-5 STUPID DEATHS OF LITERARY HEROES1. Simona and Pasquino, the heroes of the book "Decameron" by J. Boccaccio go to t...
08/01/2019

TOP-5 STUPID DEATHS OF LITERARY HEROES

1. Simona and Pasquino, the heroes of the book "Decameron" by J. Boccaccio go to the garden to indulge in carnal pleasures. Pasquino rips a piece of sage to rub onto their teeth and gums to remove the unpleasant smell after eating. Soon he loses his sight and the gift of speech and suddenly dies. The guards arrest Simona and asked her to explain what had happened. Simona rubs her teeth with sage and soon, she too,falls to the ground dead. The people find a poisonous toad under the bush, from of which the sage had come, the toad had left his poison on the bush for the unlucky couple.

2. "Murder on Morgue Street" by Edgar Allan Poe is one of the first detective stories. Madame L'Espana and her daughter were killed by an orangutan that had escaped from a sailor who caught the primate on the island of Borneo , hoping to sell it profit. The monkey climbed into the chimney of the women’s apartment and killed them.

3. The hero of this story, Nikolai Leskov "Iron Will" Hugo Pektoralis, comes to the funeral feast of his enemy. There he decides that he will eat more pancakes than a local priest. Hugo chokes on a pancake and dies.

4. Remedios Beautiful, with her innocent beauty drives all the men in the district mad. But one day she is lifted to the sky by a gust of wind at the moment while removing washed sheets in the garden. This is Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his "One Hundred Years of Solitude."

5. A. Chekhov, "The Death of an Official." Ivan Chervyakov unsuccessfully sneezed and sprayed the bald head of a very important person - General Brizzalov. Within a few days Chervyakov had bored the general with his apologies. When the phlegmatic general finally yelled at Chervyakov, he died of stress. Crazy Russians😕

So true...
07/30/2019

So true...

BLOOD CHESS OF PEDRO DE EPILAThere is a terrible legend about one of the most bloodthirsty and cruel inquisitors of Spai...
07/26/2019

BLOOD CHESS OF PEDRO DE EPILA

There is a terrible legend about one of the most bloodthirsty and cruel inquisitors of Spain. His name was Pedro de Arboises De Epila.

Pedro was a very educated man who was quite skilled at the game of chess. His principal enemies were heretics. He devised a way to combine rivalry with pleasure . This was a way for him to destroy heretics, to achieve theatrical effects for entertainment, to quench his thirst for blood, and to fulfill his constant desire to play chess.

The fanatic found a solution: he decided to play bloody live chess, where the”chess pieces” were victims, heretics, sentenced to death. In this venture, he enjoyed the fact that the victims had to wait a long time for their death, while watching the deaths of other victims.

The game was played out in a large hall, with the floor being the chessboard. In this game, as usual, there were white and black figures, for which one half of the condemned were dressed in white clothes, while the other half were clothed in black.

The moves were made by two monks, as Pedro himself sat nearby in a comfortable chair and enjoyed the course of the game. When any figure was considered "eaten", the executioner would arrive to execute the victim. There were several variants of execution: from a blow by a blade to the cutting off of the head.

Victims were not allowed to dodge attacks of the executioner or run away, they, like classic chess figures, should be immovable and persistent. Corpses were not removed from the board. By the end of the party, the whole floor was covered with blood, severed heads and mangled bodies.

When the party had ended, there were still living figures on the improvised chessboard. It would seem, they were lucky. But for the remaining victims there was another penalty, purification by fire (burning.)

Last selfie?
07/24/2019

Last selfie?

THE CORDThis form of torment was first mentioned in an agreement between Smolensk and Riga dated 1229. The study of anat...
07/22/2019

THE CORD

This form of torment was first mentioned in an agreement between Smolensk and Riga dated 1229. The study of anatomy has led to many advances in torture. In this case, the knowledge of how the arms are situated on the body and how the shoulders work were put to dark purposes. The victim would have his hands tied together with a rope behind his back and then he was lifted by this rope. Sometimes an additional weight was tied to his feet. The arms would turn inside out and often times they would pop out of joint. Depending on how strong the victim was, he could last from two minutes to several hours. And as if that wasn’t bad enough, the hanging man would then be flogged or branded with irons. In Spain during the inquisition this form of torture was called Strappado.

HISTORICAL FIGURES WHO WERE BURNED AT THE STAKE1. Tile Kolup. The imposter who pretend to be the deceased Emperor Freder...
07/18/2019

HISTORICAL FIGURES WHO WERE BURNED AT THE STAKE

1. Tile Kolup. The imposter who pretend to be the deceased Emperor Frederick II Staufen. Once he was exposed, he was burned at the stake in 1285.

2. Jacques de Molay. The twenty-third and last Master of the Order of the Templars. In 1307, the royal power of France liquidated the Order, and under terrible torture forced Molay to confess to heresy of which he was innocent. It was burned on March 18, 1314 in Paris.

3. Catherine Montvoisin. The French obstetrician, adventurer, and fortune teller was privy to the family secrets of the highest aristocracy and was therefore burned at the stake in 1680.

4. Catherine Hayes. The last woman burned alive at the stake in the UK (May 9, 1726). Was convicted of killing her husband in collusion with two lovers.

5. Jan Hus. Preacher, thinker, ideologist of the Czech Reformation. National hero of the Czech people. July 6, 1415 he was burned along with his books. Hus's execution caused the Hussite wars (1419-1434).

07/16/2019
Top 5 ridiculous laws (from our point of view)1. Members of the British Parliament are prohibited from entering the Hous...
07/12/2019

Top 5 ridiculous laws (from our point of view)

1. Members of the British Parliament are prohibited from entering the House of Commons in armor.

2. For pig owners in France, it is illegal to name a pig "Napoleon".

3. For a long time in China, the law forbade the rescue of a drowning person, since this was an interference in his fate.

4. In the state of Bihar in northern India, the one who kills a cow is executed by hanging. If anyone dares clean up cow droppings, they are sentenced to their hands being cut off.

5. In the city of Los Angeles it is forbidden to lick frogs.

LOL WHAT?!! Realy? Are there lawyers from Los Angeles here?

07/10/2019
WATER TORTUREA devious torture method in which external damage is kept to a minimum. The impact on the internal organs c...
07/08/2019

WATER TORTURE

A devious torture method in which external damage is kept to a minimum. The impact on the internal organs could be controlled and prolonged for many hours. For the sake of simplicity, the torture was pouring a lot of water into a person. The victim’s nose was closed with a clothespin and a funnel was put into the throat.

Depending on the severity of the crime from 4 to 15 liters of water were poured into a person. Sometimes boiling oil, molten iron or sewage were used instead of water. To increase the torture of the criminal they would lay the victim down and let the weight of the full stomach squeezed his lungs and heart.

The feeling of lack of air and heaviness in the chest was complemented with the pain from the stretched stomach. The person was allowed to throw up the accumulated liquid in order to survive. But they often died from the deformation of the internal organs.

07/05/2019
Brave heart

One of the most memorable executions in cinematic history.

07/03/2019
TOP 5 PUNISHMENTS IN SCHOOLS AROUND THE WORLD1. In England in the 18th century disobedient pupils were flogged with four...
07/01/2019

TOP 5 PUNISHMENTS IN SCHOOLS AROUND THE WORLD

1. In England in the 18th century disobedient pupils were flogged with four branches of an apple tree that were attached to a wooden handle.

2. In schools of Russia, punished children knelt on scattered peas for several hours.

3. Japanese teachers forced students to stand with a porcelain cup on their head, lifting one leg at a right angle from the body.

4. Teachers of Namibia make children stand still under the hornets' nest for punishment. Despite the ban by the Minister of Education of Namibia, this method is still used.

5. In Brazil, in the old days, children were punished with the help of a rod, and now they are forbidden to play football!

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