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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. Scary, Creepy, Thing 1, Interesting History, Cute Baby Animals, Middle Ages, Medieval, Spanish Inquisition, Lighter

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

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, The Third Reich, Lest We Forget, Medical History, Korean War, Wwii, The Past, 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."

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, Crime, Persecution, Gravure, Middle Ages, Occult, 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 Ancient Egypt History, Ancient Egyptian Art, Egyptian Things, Egypt News, Pyramids Egypt, Ancient Discoveries, Lotus Flowers, Origins, Centre

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 Medieval World, Medieval Knight, Medieval Armor, Horse Armor, Arm Armor, Knight In Shining Armor, Knight Armor, Renaissance, Ancient Armor

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, Medieval Times, Medieval Art, Medieval Drawings, Arte Horror, History Memes, 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. Butterfly Swords, Butterfly Knife, Homemade Forge, Combat Knives, Bow Design, Thick Leather, Tool Steel, Custom Knives, Knives And Swords

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. Steampunk Furniture, Instruments, Skeleton Watches, National Museum, Compass, Inventions, Old Things, Renaissance, Jewels

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 in disuse, the astrolabe was rediscovered by the Arab astronomers who meet for conferences at the House of the Wisdom of Baghdad in the first half the 10th century. The oldest…

Some of the weapons and armory from ancient times have been preserved. Here are 25 incredible historical armors that still exist. Horse Mask, Horse Armor, Horse Bridle, Helmet Armor, Arm Armor, Ancient Armor, Medieval Armor, Fantasy Armor, Dark Ages

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…