History of Stocks and Pillories
Everything you ever wanted to know about stocks and pillories, but were afraid to ask. All sorts of fascinating information covering subjects from tudor prostitutes to renaissance faires, from slave plantations to performance art, and much more besides. Many different and unusual types of stocks and pillories are featured here.
The guys who run the stocks at Canelli. If you don't speak Italian, you can still enjoy the video clip.
The Nottingham Players re-enact historical punishments at renaissance faires. They have some very impressive stocks, where wrong-doers are subject to tickling and other torments administered by the crowd.
Last modified 7 October 2016.