on The 27th of may in the morning, only 13 days after the assassination of Henri IV, François Ravaillac was sentenced to death by the Parliament of Paris. The killing of a regicide is the dismemberment. Before being taken up to Strike, the man is subjected to the question ordinary and extraordinary, to make him confess the names of his potential accomplices. The torture takes place in a small room of the Concierge, where the condemned is sitting on a chair massif. The tormentors surround him on the legs with planks of wood, and then introduce corners to increase the pressure. Ravaillac greenhouse l...Article reserved to subscribers
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