Span classnews_dt27032013spannbsp018332this episode was about a woman having flashbacks to being tortured as a witch shes brought out in a cart and put in a cage with a number of other people when she sees others being tortured.
Witches witch hunting era interrogation of a witch by the inquisition illustration from the 19th century historic historical torture chamber torturer clergyman.
Span classnews_dt16042009spannbsp018332catholic inquisition has caused a human catastrophe which is unparalleled in the history of mankind needless to say that all of these victims were completely innocent.
Into the fire 5 real torture methods to tell if you were a witch from torture to unwinnable trials by ordeal discover five brutal tests once used as evidence of witchcraft.
In 1928 a hungarian family was acquitted of killing an old woman they thought was a witch in 1976 a poor german woman was suspected of being a witch and keeping familiars so people in the small town ostracized her pelted her with stones and killed her animals in 1977 in france a man was killed for suspected sorcery.
Verbatim report of the first days of torture of a woman accused of witchcraft at prossneck germany in 1629 1 the hangman bound the hands cut her hair and placed her on the ladder.
The rack is a torture device that consists of an oblong rectangular usually wooden frame slightly raised from the ground with a roller at one or both ends having at one end a fixed bar to which the legs were fastened and at the other a movable bar to which the hands were tied the victims feet are fastened to one roller and the wrists are chained to the other.