Medieval Torture

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18th Century: Witches Chair, a torture device intending to cause death by blood loss. (How awful. kn)

Century: Witches Chair, a torture device intending to cause death by blood loss. many "torture devices" were fakes created by a museum.

Medieval Torture - The Knee Splitter - Severs the knees and other limbs http://www.oddee.com/item_96596.aspx

10 Most Frightening Torture Techniques from the Middle Ages

Knee Splitter--Placed over the victim's knees, the torturer would turn the handle causing the claws to slam together. This device was also used on elbows, arms, and lower legs.

Ones head was put inside this and the screw was tightened squashing your head.

One's head was put inside, the screw tightened, thus crushing the head

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