Heretics' Fork: Forging & Testing Medieval Torture

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Joshua J. Mark
by Friis Forge
published on 28 June 2019
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The heretics fork was used in the Middles Ages mainly during the Spanish Inquisition.

The instrument consists of two forks set against each other that penetrated the flesh under the chin in one end and the upper chest in the other. This instrument didn't harm any vital points; thus avoiding death and prolonging pain.

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Forge, F. (2019, June 28). Heretics' Fork: Forging & Testing Medieval Torture. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1779/heretics-fork-forging--testing-medieval-torture/

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Forge, Friis. "Heretics' Fork: Forging & Testing Medieval Torture." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 28, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1779/heretics-fork-forging--testing-medieval-torture/.

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Forge, Friis. "Heretics' Fork: Forging & Testing Medieval Torture." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Jun 2019. Web. 13 Jun 2021.