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His house was situated outside the town; at the inn he sat in a designated place and had his own tankard. When the executioner entered the pub room itself, he had to ask the permission of all those present before he could sit down.
The Kuisls were not allowed to hold honorary office, marry in a church, or have their children baptized as Christians. A church burial was similarly denied them.
The executioner was usually presented with a warrant authorizing or ordering him to execute the sentence. Charles had many admirable personal qualities, but he was painfully shy and insecure. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. They had a lot of fun. This situation continued until the abolition of capital punishment in Turkey.
Their profession, like that of the prostitute, the carny, the barber-surgeon, the shepherd, the bailiff, and the miller! This was among the reasons for the Kuisls becoming an executioner dynasty that lasted hundreds of years and extended over great swathes of Bavaria. Executing alone was not sufficient for Jakob Kuisl to feed his five children. A lucrative beheading turned up once in a blue moon in these small towns, and so, like all executioners, Jakob also worked as a knacker.
In larger towns, the executioner was also responsible for the local bordello and the gambling trade.
And for torture, of course …. Burning wasquite profitable 5 guldens , and breaking someone on the wheel even more so 9 guldens. Breaking on the wheel was the cruelest form of execution. Thereafter he was tethered to the wheel and exhibited. The wrongdoer often remained alive for hours or even days. In German towns it was quite common for the sick to go to the executioner rather than the doctor whom they could ill afford. Like many other executioners, he also had an extensive medical library. This cream, used to combat rheumatism and consumption, was as popular as aloe vera is today.
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Found on the quiet Paċifiku Scicluna Street in the medieval city of Birgu (also known as Vittoriosa), there is a small, abandoned house with old electricity wires hanging from its eroding walls. It is no coincidence that this house is so close to the old Inquisitor’s Palace. Buy The Executioner's House by Edward Glover (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.