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The reign of Henry VIII saw the first law against Witchcraft created. The Witchcraft Act of 1541 was the first to define witchcraft as a felony, a crime punishable by death and the forfeiture of the convicted felons goods and chattels. Tudor History, British History, Women In History, World History, The Witcher, Dinastia Tudor, Enrique Viii, Elisabeth I, Impressionism

700 years on, a proper funeral for the 'teenage witch' who had her head chopped off

The body of a 14th century teenager thought to have been beheaded as a witch and buried on unconsecrated ground has been exhumed and given a proper burial.

A Spanish Donkey, a dreaded torture device from the Spanish Inquisition.

Top 10 Gruesome Medieval Torture Devices - Listverse

Torture: it is an ancient practice that still goes on today. In the middle ages torture was used for punishment, interrogation, and deterrence. It is easy to consider ourselves more humane these days, but while some of the devices listed here would lead to death, we have, in modern times, mastered the ability of inflicting

Demonstation of an instrument used to crush fingers in the Breendonck concentration camp. The original caption reads, "The above photograph shows an instrument which the Germans used as a finger-press. World History, World War Ii, Lest We Forget, Medical History, Korean War, Wwii, The Past, The Third Reich, Shit Happens

Demonstation of an instrument used to crush fingers in the Breendonck concentration camp. The original caption reads, "The above photograph shows an instrument which the Germans used as a finger-press.The instrument was shown to Madame Pacquet who had her fingers crushed until her nails came off. She identified it as identical with the instrument which the Germans had used to torture her in Breendonk. The moment she saw it she said, "Take it away. I never want to see it again."

10 Medical Tools You’re Glad Only Exist in Museums Antique bloodletting tools circa These were shown to students to demonstrate how far medicine has come since Civil War Era.

Some blood-letting fleams

pisseral: Samuel Moreland’s “History of the Evangelical Churches of the Valleys of Piedmont” The massacre of the Waldenses in The young woman being tortured is said to be Anna, daughter of Giovanni Charboniere of La Torre. Gothic Horror, Horror Art, Maleficarum, Persecution, Middle Ages, Occult, Dark Art, Witchcraft, Heart Broken

Crimes da Igreja Católica

Sessenta anos de tortura e abuso sexual de criancas por freiras e padres em asilos na Irlanda A Igreja Católica Romana operou uma série de mais de 200 asilos para órfãos, crianças delinqüentes, e d…

Weapons and Warfare throughout history and the analysis of doctrine, strategy an. - Weapons and Warfare throughout history and the analysis of doctrine, strategy and tactics. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, European History, Ancient Aliens, Ancient Greece, American History, Military Art, Military History, Roman Armor

La Pintura y la Guerra - Página 1158

Un lugar para publicar y analizar los cuadros de las grandes batallas de la humanidad, desde la antigua Grecia hasta la invencion del cine a sido el unico mo…

An Egyptian wood cosmetic vessel New Kingdom, Dynasty, circa B. In the form of three lotus flowers with the stems bound together, each flower drilled through the centre for a kohl stylus, high

An Egyptian wood cosmetic vessel

An Egyptian wood cosmetic vessel New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1550-1295 B.C. In the form of three lotus flowers with the stems bound together, each flower drilled through the centre for a kohl stylus, 3¼in (8.3cm) high

Armored Horse in the Great Hall at Warwick Castle by mharrsch

Armored Horse in the Great Hall at Warwick Castle

Photographed at Warwick Castle in Warwick, England.

Medieval Torture and Punishment - Execution Methods. Get Medieval facts, information and history about Execution Methods. Fast and accurate facts about Execution Methods. Vlad Der Pfähler, Vlad El Empalador, Vlad The Impaler, Arte Horror, History Memes, Medieval Times, Dark Ages, Ancient Egypt, Decks

Execution Methods

Execution in Medieval times was used to punish crime and to suppress religious or political dissent. The customs of the Medieval period dictated that many prisoners were tortured before they were executed in order to obtain additional information about their crime or their accomplices. The torture and execution methods included (but were not limited to) Crushing; Boiling to death; and Impalement.

Recurve Stabber Butterfly Swords with compound grind.

14" Compound Grind Recurve Stabber Butterfly Swords Böhler D-2 Blade Steel (Instructor Grade)

14" Recurve Stabber Butterfly Swords with compound grind.

From the Greek “star searcher” this instrument was introduced in Europe by the Arabs. The Astrolabe was a vital tool for astronomers, astrologers and surveyors.

Astrolabe (Large)

The word Astrolabe comes from Greek astron, meaning "star" and lambanien, "to take, to look for". It is considered the mathematical jewel of astronomy. The invention of the astrolabe is attributed to Diogenes Laertius. Other searches show that it was devised by Ptolemy, as he invented the flat astrolabe. After falling

Some of the weapons and armory from ancient times have been preserved. Here are 25 incredible historical armors that still exist.

Shaffron

Germany (Nuremberg: Kunz Lochner), ~1555. From the garniture of Niklaus 'The Black' Radziwill. This amazing piece was part of a garniture (matching set of armour) that is sadly dispersed today. Parts of the man's armour are in Vienna and Paris, and The Met has a handful of pieces including this shaffron, one plate from the crinet (horse's neck protection), and some tournament exchange pieces. Most people focus on the eye protection, but the etched strapwork and coloring really make the…