The rack is a torture device consisting of a rectangular, usually wooden frame,
slightly raised from the ground, with a roller at one or both ends. The victim's ...
Rack, a bedlike open frame suspended above the ground that was used as a
torture device. The victim's ankles and wrists were secured by ropes that passed
The Rack was a very-well known torture device used to destroy joints and limbs.
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May 5, 2009 ... The rack in the Tower of London was used throughout the Tudor period in ...
invented the use of 'gauntlets' or manacles as a torture instrument.
The rack is commonly referred as the most painful medieval torture of them all.
History of the Torture Rack – Torture Device. The Torture rack was not an
invention of medieval times and was used in antiquity. For instance, it was used
Dec 29, 2013 ... Here is a quick rundown of 10 most cruel and hideous torture devices ... known
as Judas chair, was a torture device invented in 16.th century Spain. .... The Rack
consisted of a large rectangular wooden frame, with a roller at ...
Dec 22, 2009 ... Rats, Racks, and Rippers: Torture Devices of the Middle Ages .... To make things
even more interesting, the Greeks invented a series of tubes ...
Jul 18, 2013 ... In 12th century torture became an integral part of all capital legal ... Besides
regular one, an even gruesome version of the rack, with a ...
Nov 19, 2014 ... A popular method of torture employed in Russia, France, and Medieval Britain,
the rack was used to pull (literally) answers out during the ...