The Dark Life of a Medieval Executioner – A Cut Away from the Rest

October 6, 2019 - General
Portrait of an executioner. Warpedgalerie / Adobe Stock

It is no surprise that the medieval period was filled with all kinds of undesirable jobs. There were leech collectors, cesspool cleaners, serfs, and gong farmers, to name a few. But one vocation that was, perhaps, one of the toughest, was the job of the medieval executioner. 

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