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Traditional /historical punishments in Poland


Vlad123 7 | 204
26 Dec 2012 #1
What were officially acceptable methods of execution in Poland?
And what were most typical? Something like this was common?


gumishu 11 | 5,642
26 Dec 2012 #2
impaling was not a traditional Polish way of capital punishment
Des Essientes 7 | 1,291
26 Dec 2012 #3
Sienkiewicz claims that the Poles learned impalement from the Wallachians. The third book of the Trilogy contains a passage which narrates the inner-thoughts of a Tartar prince being exectuted in this manner.
OP Vlad123 7 | 204
26 Dec 2012 #4
impaling was not a traditional Polish way of capital punishment

Which were traditional and common?
gumishu 11 | 5,642
26 Dec 2012 #5
Vlad123

Which were traditional and common?

for a nobleman it was beheading or shooting (in the military)

for lower classes it was hanging
pawian 176 | 14,885
26 Dec 2012 #6
for a nobleman it was beheading or shooting (in the military)for lower classes it was hanging

Simply speaking, standard procedures.

The English or French methods were much more impressive.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanged,_drawn_and_quartered


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