Flogging

Flogging

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Flogging

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Jean-Baptiste Debret (1768–1848)

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Flogging

Flogging is method of punishment by beating the human body with particular implements such as lashes, whips, switches, rods, etc. Flogging was one of the most common punishments Navy sailors from many countries received during the Age of Sail. Since many of the pirates served in the Navy, they tended to avoid flogging as punishment during their pirate service.

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