The other day, as I was surfing through pictures of medieval torture devices don't ask , I kept noticing that many such tools were invented by, or at least used in, the Spanish Inquisition. Soon I found myself jumping from one site to another learning more and more about this joint venture between the ultra-conservative government of 15th Century Spain and many of the higher-ups and rank-and-file Christian warriors within the Roman Catholic Church at the time.
naked inquisition tortures Cruel
As such an attack could potentially undermine the state, retribution was considered an absolute necessity, for which the ultimate punishment was required. They would remain conscious until the saw severed the major blood vessels of the abdomen, and sometimes even longer. It is a simple vice, sometimes with protruding studs on the interior surfaces.
Science meets History
Oh wait, maybe you can't. They were obliged to remain locked together until reconciled to each other. According to William Godwin, Savonarola was tortured by strappado multiple times before being put to death in a trial by fire; Savonarola apparently renounced his confessions after being tortured.