Horrific trials by ordeal throughout history
Trial by fire: A trial by fire was used for women who were accused of adultery.
Trial by fire: Another example would involve the woman picking up an object from the fire, such as a hot coal.
Trial by fire: An early example can be found in Hinduism, more specifically the trial of Sita in the Ramayana.
Trial by fire: Queen Emma, the mother of Edward the Confessor, is yet another famous example of an accused woman.
Trial by lot: This is a sort of divine version of the “drawing the short straw” method.
Trial by lot: They would then pull one of the rods randomly. If they pulled out the one with a cross first.
Ordeal by bitter water: Sotah is a Jewish practice found in the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) used to establish whether or not a wife.
Ordeal by bitter water: The accused woman would have her hair exposed (which was a big deal for Jewish women.
Ordeal by diving: According to a 19th-century book published by The East India Company.
Trial by combat: This was a popular one in medieval Europe. But if a duel sounds like a fair way to resolve a dispute.