The Spanish Boot was an iron casing for the leg and foot which had a screw attachment for compressing the calf of the leg.
A goat was brought to the poor unfortunate prisoner and allowed to lick their feet.
In Rwanda in the early 1990s, an estimated 25,000 women were raped.
All participants were interviewed regarding pain characteristics in the feet and lower legs at rest and when walking.
The soldier had to rest one heel on the stake when the stool was removed.
They all died in prison; possibly from natural causes, although Queen Mary did not hesitate to use torture on Protestant prisoners.