The 8 Most Painful Torture Devices Of The Middle Ages

Torture has been a brutal reality for many unfortunate people. But the most unsettling fact about torture’s brutality isn’t its existence, but the way people have injected a perverted sense of creativity (and even pleasure) into the creation of torture devices designed to inflict pain.


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To prove our point here are the 8 most brutal torture devices ever devised.

8. The Saw

Before the saw was given its traditional role to slice through wood and thick material, it was used to slice through humans for torture or execution.

The victim would be held upside down, allowing the blood to rush to their head, and then the torturer would slowly start slicing them between their legs.

With the blood contained in the head, the victim would remain conscious throughout most of the slicing, often only passing out or dying when the saw hit their mid-section.


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The 8 Most Painful Torture Devices Of The Middle Ages

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