He woke up. Often a placard detailing the crime was placed nearby. As well as branding, Church and Civil authorities carried out a range of mutilations, lopping off hands, feet, ears, tongs, lips, noses, breasts and genitals. Chastity belts 6.
THE STRUCTURE OF TORTURE
The Butterfly and the Serpent. The victim is also hung from the hands, but the ankles are tied and a heavy weight is attached to them. The torturer turned a handle causing the ropes to pull the victim's arms. There are many variants of the chair, though they all have spikes covering the back, arm-rests, seat, leg-rests, and foot-rests.