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Misunderstood Medieval Executioners

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Get 20% Off + Free Shipping, with the code DANK at Manscaped.com When you're posted up watching a dank movie like Braveheart or Kingdom Of Heaven the director's roadshow or any period piece really... the executioner is always a dude who looks like a former offensive lineman who maybe played D-2 college ball wearing a hood with a huge axe. In this episode Strider searches for a better understanding of the person not the position by removing the veil to find out a little more about the men behind the mask. If they even wore them at all... Sources: Livescience.com ‘What was It Like to Be an Executioner in the Middle Ages?’ by Emma Bryce, ‘A Hangman’s Diary: The Journal of Master Franz Schmidt, Public Executioner of Nuremberg. 1573-1617’ by Franz Schmidt, Wikipedia.org, Berlinbooks.org ‘God’s Executioner’ by Joel Harrington, History.co.uk Execution in the Middle Ages See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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