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Re: Burnings....

Poster: EoganOg@aol.com

In a message dated 12/16/98 10:57:41 PM Eastern Standard Time,
polearmed@worldnet.att.net writes:

> Many people didn't survive the mutilations that took place before the
>  burning. 

True.  The book I cited earlier says this about the effects of the rack:  "In
1546 Anne Askew, accused of heresy, was racked to discover if she had been
supported by members of the court and shortly afterwards she had to be carried
to the stake at Smithfield, for she could no longer walk."
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