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Where was Giles Corey pressed to death?

Samuel Sewall's diary states, under date of Monday, September 19, 1692: About noon at Salem, Giles Cory was pressed to death for standing mute; much pains was used with him two days, one after another, by the court and Captain Gardner of Nantucket who had been of his acquaintance, but all in vain.

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Besides, where did Giles Corey die?

Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Similarly, how is someone pressed to death? Death by crushing or pressing is a method of execution that has a history during which the techniques used varied greatly from place to place, generally involving the placement of intense weight upon a person with the intent to kill. This form of execution is no longer used by any government.

Likewise, how did Giles Corey die?

Capital punishment

How old is Giles Corey?

81 years (1611–1692)

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