For those who bemoan being AGAi'd or even being squared away around the back, consider yourself lucky not to have served in the Georgian era. Flogging (Phased out in 1881). Hanging Breaking on the wheel Shooting Whirligig - Wooden spinning cage in which the incarcerated offender became sick with giddiness. Running the gauntlet - bare backed prisoner proceeded between two rows of soldiers who struck him as he passed. Wooden Horse - The offender sits on a sharp edged frame, frequently with weights attached to his feet to have his genitals crushed.