Torture has been used on people through the ages for many different reasons. In Medieval Times from the 5th to the 15th century in Europe torture was used to get suspected criminals to confess to a crime, or to name their accomplices, or to gain information regarding crimes. There were different types of torture used depending on the gender, crime, and social status of the suspect. In this post, we will learn about torture devices and their uses. I am going to refer to those that experienced the torture as the victim in this post because in our present day even criminals have human rights. read more