Half-hanging

Half-hanging is a method of torture, usually inflicted to force information from the victim, in which a rope is pulled tightly around the victim’s neck and then slackened when the victim becomes unconscious.wikipedia
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Half-hanging is a method of torture, usually inflicted to force information from the victim, in which a rope is pulled tightly around the victim’s neck and then slackened when the victim becomes unconscious.
Depending on the aim, even a form of torture that is intentionally fatal may be prolonged to allow the victim to suffer as long as possible (such as half-hanging).

Anne Devlin

Among the most notorious of half-hangings from this period was that of Anne Devlin, housekeeper to Robert Emmet.
Anne was interrogated, including the use of half-hanging but, finding out little of consequence, the yeomen eventually departed.

Unconsciousness

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Half-hanging is a method of torture, usually inflicted to force information from the victim, in which a rope is pulled tightly around the victim’s neck and then slackened when the victim becomes unconscious.

British Armed Forces

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It was used by British Armed Forces in Ireland, most notably against suspected supporters of the Society of the United Irishmen after the failed 1798 rebellion.

Kingdom of Ireland

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It was used by British Armed Forces in Ireland, most notably against suspected supporters of the Society of the United Irishmen after the failed 1798 rebellion.

Society of United Irishmen

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It was used by British Armed Forces in Ireland, most notably against suspected supporters of the Society of the United Irishmen after the failed 1798 rebellion.

Irish Rebellion of 1798

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It was used by British Armed Forces in Ireland, most notably against suspected supporters of the Society of the United Irishmen after the failed 1798 rebellion.

Robert Emmet

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Among the most notorious of half-hangings from this period was that of Anne Devlin, housekeeper to Robert Emmet.

Battle of Oulart Hill

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The measures used included pitchcapping, half-hanging, and house burnings to uncover rebel conspirators.

Croppy

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Men with their hair cropped were automatically suspected of sympathies with the pro-French underground organisation the Society of United Irishmen, and were often seized by the British administration and its allies for interrogation; they were also subjected to torture via methods such as flogging, picketing and half-hanging.

History of Christianity in Ireland

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Martial law, free quarters, flogging, picketing, half-hanging, destruction of Catholic property and life, outrages on women followed, until at last Catholic blood was turned into flame.