William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 12-1-15

he last person to be tortured to death by official decree in England was David Tyrie in 1782. William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 12-1-15

The last person to be tortured to death by official decree in England was David Tyrie on Aug. 24, 1782. A crowd estimated at 100,000 watched.

This was after the Battle of Yorktown but before  the Treaty of Paris that ended the American Revolution.

And now you know why are Founders included that thing about cruel and unusual punishment in our establishing documents.

David Tyrie was the last person tortured to death in England

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