Rope (torture)

The rope was an instrument of torture used by the Huguenots in their persecution of Catholics, and involved sawing the human body with a hard-fibered rope.

The victim would be stripped naked, and dragged back and forth across the rope while the fibers cut into the flesh.[1]


  1. ^ Scott, George Ryley (2013). The History Of Torture. Routledge. ISBN 9781136191671. Retrieved 12 July 2015.