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punishments: a device or procedure used to discourage criminals (see also torture).

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Decorative initial letter T with cherubs hanging a wolf
Title Page Detail: Angel With Whip
1.—Martyrs suspended by one or both feet, by the arms with heavy weights attached to the feet; crucified; Christian women hung up by the hair
2.—Bound hand and foot to stakes and smeared with honey, and so left exposed to the sun, to be tortured by the stings of bees and other insects
3.—Suspended by the thumbs, heavy stones being fastened to the feet; hung up over a slow fire and beaten
4.—Suspended by the feet, and the head beaten with hammers, etc.
5.—Suspended with great weights on the shoulders, and a gag fixed in the mouth.
6.—Martyrs bound to the circumference of a great wheel, and rolled down a precipice
7.—Fastened to a wheel, which is revolved over iron spikes
8.—Revolved over a blazing fire
81.—Captive wearing the Torque.
Beating the boy
20.—Tortured with quicklime, boiling oil, etc.
Cells at town hall, Boston, England, where the Pilgrim Fathers were confined
Prison Cells (wallpaper version)
The Mad Hatter in Chains.
Town Cross, Stocks and Whipping-Post, Ripple
Newgate – Exercise Yard
Martyrs being tortured with red-hot iron and with fire
Anglo-Saxon Punishments
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